blackface

Serena Williams Fan Shows Up To Australian Open In Blackface But Why?

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Serena Williams won the semifinals match against Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open this past Thursday and will take on Angelique Kerber in the finals today. “I kind of relish every win and every final and every match now. I think, maybe in the past...

White Man Wears Blackface & Black Folk Rush To His Defense

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Halloween is here and no holiday of ghosts and ghouls would be complete without a requisite well-intended totally-not-racist-cos-I-have-Black-friends White person fully adorned in Blackface. This year’s winner hails from the proud state of Alabama and teaches at what I imagine is an even prouder elementary...

Dear Cosplayers, Leave the Blackface Alone

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A popular Argentinian cosplayer found herself in the middle of a heated debate when she painted her skin brown to portray Vivienne, a character from the video game Dragon Age. After Lilia Lemoine, who goes by the name LadyLemon, posted a “Black skin test” picture...

White Woman “Dresses” As an “African” & Brags About it On Facebook

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Another day, another white person in blackface. Freidel Kushman, a yoga instructor from California, thought it was a good idea to wear blackface and dress up like an ‘African’. So much so, she bragged about doing it on Facebook. went to the barordered a shirley templepretended...

White Women Are Painting Their Faces to Look Like Winnie Harlow And She’s Cool With It

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It seems like Black women can do very little without having our style jacked by the “mainstream.” Slicked-down baby hair, cornrows, creamy brown skin, dashikis, and afros have all become trendy lately because white women have “discovered” them. Now, it seems some white women want make vitiligo...

Junya Watanabe’s ‘African’ Menswear Show Featured ZERO Black Models

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Japanese menswear designer Junya Watanabe’s Spring 2016 collection was a sight to behold. The colorful assortment included vibrant Ankara prints, intricately beaded Masai necklaces (with bones!), traditional masks, spears, and mountains of messy dreadlocks and feathered cornrows. The show, called “Faraway,” brought Africa to the...