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Oct 19 2018
Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Dolezal, Beto O’Rourke — what’s up with all the ethnic play-acting? Isn’t cultural appropriation supposed to be a bad thing among progressives? Isn’t blackface (and brownface) supposed to be an unforgivable sin?National Review
Oct 24 2018
Today Show host Megyn Kelly apologized on Wednesday after saying that blackface was "OK" when she was growing up "as long as you were dressing like a character.” Many criticized her remarks as racially insensitive, while others have said that, in context, her comments were not meant to be racist or offensive.Los Angeles Times The Daily Wire USA TODAY
Aug 12 2020
Facebook has updated its rules to tackle posts containing depictions of "blackface" and common anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Its Community Standards now explicitly state such content should be removed if used to target or mock people.
The company said it had consulted more than 60 outside experts before making the move.
But one campaigner said she still had concerns about itsBBC News
Oct 24 2018
Halloween is always getting people in trouble. There’s just something about feeling liberated to dress in costume that makes people stupid. (I hate to bring this up, but remember how now-belovedLos Angeles Times
Dec 02 2019
Amsterdam, the Netherlands - In Amsterdam's traditional and now trendy Jordaan neighbourhood, a house is bedecked with the festive holiday trappings of Sinterklaas, the annual Dutch holiday.
More than a dozen blackface dolls are affixed to the facade. Across the street, a large white sheet hangs outside another house with a painted message in blue: Zwarte Piet is Racisme.Al Jazeera
Oct 17 2019
Former president Barack Obama endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for re-election Wednesday, giving Trudeau a powerful black ally to help him overcome the recent revelation that the progressive Canadian leader wore blackface at least three times as a younger men.
Trudeau is seeking to remain prime minister after next week's elections, but last month his campaign was rockedThe Blaze
Sep 13 2019
Four Colorado State University students who posed in an Instagram photo wearing blackface will not be punished because of First Amendment rights, the school said.
The image shared over the weekend shows one woman and three men looking at the camera with their faces painted in black. Two have their arms crossed against their chests. The caption reads, “Wakanda forevaa,” a reference toHuffPost
Sep 19 2019
For the third time in the past day, a photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing offensive makeup has emerged.
On Thursday morning, Global News published an article that includes a video of a long-haired Trudeau wearing what appears to be blackface. The grainy footage shows Trudeau opening his mouth and thrusting his arms in the air while wearing makeup that makes his skinHuffPost
Oct 24 2018
An emotional Megyn Kelly said she has learned from the backlash over her comments defending blackface.USA TODAY