Cook Islands was a one time social experiment, within the social experiment of Survivor, and it was very controversial. IIRC, they reshuffled the tribes very early, which took a lot of the potentially more problematic, "Which race is best at Survivor?" element, and turned it into more about how people of different ethnic backgrounds would interact and how ethnicity might affect alliances, etc.
The new rules mandate discrimination against white applicants, as non-Hispanic whites are over 60% of the American population.
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