The colour pink
By Cosmo Hamilton
Even as foliage in brilliant gold and bright yellow, and burgundy and bronze bid spectacular farewell as they dominate the autumn landscape, there is an authentic august and an effusive exhibition of the color pink in this month of October that focuses a laser-like spotlight on breast cancer awareness. And as this significant health issue takes center stage it is curious and heartening that although it is primarily a women’s health issue, it is the male-dominated sport of football that has featured the color pink to highlight the recognition of breast cancer as a major disease that threatens women the world over.
On any given Sunday in October it is comforting if incongruous as huge 300 pound linemen in the National Football League (NFL), proudly wear pink accessories like caps, mouthpieces, wristbands, chin straps, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.