Museum Accused Of Hosting Racist Cake-Cutting Evacuated After Bomb Threat

The Moderna Museeet in Stockholm, Sweden, was evacuated after a bomb threat today, according to the Associated Press.

While participating in a World Art Day exhibition there on April 15, Swedish Minister of Culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth cut a cake depicting a screaming black woman that was intended to protest female circumcision.

However, pictures of cake-cutting have drawn outrage, as they show the white Adelsohn Liljeroth slicing into the red-filled body of the cake. Some have demanded that Adelsohn Liljeroth resign.

Ironically, the cake’s artist (who also modelled the cake’s head) is black.¬†

The AP report said it was not yet clear if the incident had provoked the bomb threat.

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