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Julianne Hough Regrets Wearing Blackface

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In 2013, Julianne Hough thought it would be a good idea to dress-up as “Crazy Eyes” from Orange Is The New Black. Hough would have been just fine orange costume and Crazy Eyes hair, but she decided to take it one step further and go in blackface....

Oklahoma Mayoral Candidate Apologizes For Blackface Drag Routine

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Brian Helton is a mayoral candidate in Oklahoma, but he has performs drag in blackface as a woman named “Pollyester Kotton”. Helton, who has performed as Kotton since 2005, is now apologizing to people who are offended by it. Helton says that his character was...

Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

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Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But a high school powderpuff football team decided...

Swedes Yell Racism at Danish Art Project

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A Danish art project called “Through Other Eyes” has been deemed racist by festival organizers in Sweden and has been pulled from the Malmö Festival. Over 200 Swedes signed a petition calling the performance art racist. “Through Different Eyes” invites the public to have their...