What happens when you create a black-skinned avatar in Second Life? Inspired by my post "The Skin You're In", college teacher Ignatius Onomatopoeia recently challenged his students to do just that, and report on their findings. The fascinating results are summarized here. "[W]hile no one had racial slurs hurled at their avatars," Professor O writes, "Kiaarra and more than a few of her classmates felt like Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man." All I can say is, when even Adam West Batman turns his back on you, something seems seriously wrong. Read the rest here.