Porphyrophobia – afraid of purple?

Porphyrophobia - The Color Purple

 

 

 

If someone with porphyrophobia

runs screaming

from a reading

of Alice Walker’s

The Color Purple,

does that count as racism?

 

 

 

© TheSupercargo


Porphyrophobia really does mean an irrational fear of the colour purple. Look it up!  Irrational fears of certain skin colours lie at the root of so much evil. But purple?

The doodle is of the front page of my copy of The Color Purple, hence the Virago iron logo. Pressing ahead. (They no longer seem to use it.)