Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: blackface

‘More Rude Than Racist’: Officials Attempt to...

About one month after a white student posted a blackface photo online with the caption "new n---a in town," a student from...

Candidate for S.C. Sheriff’s Office Releases His...

A white candidate for sheriff in South Carolina revealed a photo of himself wearing blackface at a law enforcement Halloween party in...

Colorado State Students Seen in Viral Blackface...

Two Colorado State University students seen in a blackface photo floated across social media are breaking their silence, describing how they got roped into...

‘It Happened 52 Years Ago’: Alabama Gov....

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey admits she was wrong for sporting blackface during a college skit but says she has no plans of quitting her...

Belgian Festival Draws Intense Criticism Over ‘Savage’...

As the townsfolk of Ath, Belgium, cheered the arrival of "the savage," a lead protagonist in the annual Ducasse d'Ath festival held in Belgium...

Italian Airline ‘Deeply Apologizes’ for Using Actor...

An Italian airline is trying to salvage its image after using an actor in blackface to portray former President Barack Obama in...

Utah Police Urge Folks Not to Share...

A Utah school district says it's taking "appropriate discipline" against two high school students seen posing for a racist photo posted to social media...

‘We Want Justice’: Illinois Students Stage Walkout...

Hundreds of students staged a walkout at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Illinois on Tuesday in response to social media posts showing three fellow students...

France Faces Blackface Debate After Greek Play...

PARIS (AP) — France is grappling with its own version of a blackface scandal, after activists blocked a theater performance at the Sorbonne university...

University of Missouri Campus Cop Immediately Fired...

A cop at the University of Missouri was instantly fired after he admitted he was photographed in blackface as he portrayed Flavor Flav at an undisclosed...

Mayor’s Racist Text Causes Pain in Maine...

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A mayor's resignation amid turmoil that included the disclosure of a racist text message is renewing tensions in a Maine...

University of Tennessee Likely Won’t Expel Students...

University of Tennessee administrators hit a nerve with the campus community in Knoxville this week after arguing that students who took a photo in...

Surprise, Surprise: Review of 900 Yearbooks Finds...

Virginia governor Ralph Northam suddenly found himself thrust into the court of public opinion after damning photos from his page of his 1984 medical school...

Gucci to Step up Diversity Hiring After...

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian fashion house Gucci announced a major push Friday to step up diversity hiring as part of a long-term plan...

Shoes Pulled From Katy Perry Line After...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block...

Before Multiculturalism, Blackface Rampant in US Pop...

At the time Virginia's future political leaders put on blackface in college for fun, Dan Aykroyd wore it too — in the hit 1983...

New Poll Reveals Shocking Discovery About Americans’...

A new poll reveals nearly half of Americans are OK with or uncertain about whether or not blackface is acceptable. The research was conducted by...

If Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Is Forced...

When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign last week, he did so in the shadow of a Capitol built by a founding father...

University of Oklahoma Launches Investigation After Social...

The University of Oklahoma has responded after a video of two students in blackface went viral and drew outrage last week. A Twitter user named...

Prada Pulls Black Sambo Like Characters From...

Prada is currently in hot water with a lot of consumers after the company released a new campaign. For it's Pradamalia collection, the Italian fashion...

New Details Emerge About Drake’s Plan to...

Despite what Pusha T claims on his diss track, Drake has reportedly been supporting his baby mama since she became pregnant last year. Pusha T's...