Boris Johnson says his articles calling black people ‘piccaninnies’ with ‘watermelon smiles’ and gay men ‘bumboys’ were ‘wholly satirical’

July 02, 2019 in International

LONDON — Boris Johnson has refused to apologize for articles he has written referring to black people as "piccaninnies" with "watermelon smiles" and calling gay people "bumboys," saying his comments were "wholly satirical." The frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister told Sky News...