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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of us feel all warm and fuzzy inside.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...

Group of French Police Officers Under Investigation For Attending ‘N-gga’ Party in Blackface

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A group of French police officers are under investigation after images of the officers in blackface hit the web. According to reports, they were attending a private party when someone posted the images to Facebook. Although the user deleted the pictures, screen grabs of the...