Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tag: blackface

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...

Miami Parody Featuring Actress In Blackface Draws...

A theatrical parody that would spark outrage in most other U.S. cities has drawn praise and applause from audiences in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood. Popular Spanish language play "Tres Viudas en un Crucero," ("Three Windows on a Cruise") has been entertaining audiences for months, but it's one character in particular who steals the show night after night

Model Gigi Hadid Trashed Online Again After...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BiSg0XBFGiF/?taken-by=vogueitalia Three years after her last blackface controversy, model Gigi Hadid has been thrust into another one and she's addressed concerns amid the backlash. On Thursday,...

Atlanta Charter School Pulls Racist Stunt Then...

https://www.facebook.com/nadja.semone/videos/pcb.1838339969530184/1838339809530200/?type=3&theater During a Black history performance on Thursday, The Kindezi School at Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta, GA was forced to apologize after the event...

Student Draws Criticism Over Blackface Post About...

As the excitement over Marvel's "Black Panther" continues, one University of Arkansas student decided to wrongly get in on the action by sporting blackface....

China Accuses Western Media of Hyping Up...

China's televised Lunar New Year's Gala sparked outrage this year after an outwardly racist skit about Africans featuring a Chinese actress in blackface and...

China’s Lunar New Year Special Slammed Over...

https://youtu.be/FeRi86DcfyA?t=3h20m32s   China's Lunar New Year variety show kicked off waves of backlash and accusations of racism when it featured performers in blackface. The 2018 CCTV Spring Festival...

Really?! Brazilian Samba School Draws Controversy After...

A celebration intended to pay homage to Black women in Brazil soon erupted in controversy after members of a Rio samba school paraded down...

Japanese Comedy Show Featuring Actor In Blackface...

  A Japanese TV show is under fire after a skit featuring one of the country's most famous comedians sporting blackface aired on New Year's...

Makeup Artist Stands by His Image Accused...

A makeup artist won't apologize for posting a photo which led to criticism after he transformed a white woman into a Black woman using...

12 Nursery Rhymes You Didn’t Know Were...

Children use nursery rhymes when playing games or learning to read and count. However, the lyrics to many of these seemingly innocent songs have...

Swedish Company Sells Blackface Spray Tan, Irony...

Apparently white Swedish women are using spray tan to make themselves Black. As revealed by BlackGirlLongHair, when Emmaatan, the Swedish spray tan company run by Emma Patissier...

White Actor Joseph Fiennes Cast as Michael...

British actor Joseph Fiennes will portray the legendary King of Pop Michael Jackson in an one off 30 minute comedy which is part of the...

Recent Blackface Ad Campaigns in Thailand Reinforce...

According to the Associated Press, a Thai cosmetics company quickly pulled a video in which an actress wears blackface and promotes a skin-whitener with...