Kim Kardashian recently posted pictures of herself from a cover shoot for 7Hollywood Magazine. Her look was supposed to channel old Hollywood, but many felt her look was channeling Black women. With noticeably darker skin and a very Diahann Carroll-looking wig, many on social media felt that Kim was trying to look Black. According […]
In the wake of the blackface stories surfacing in the past couple of weeks, Nick Cannon is calling some comedians out for their past history with blackface. Cannon took to Instagram to point out past blackface moments from Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman. https://www.instagram.com/p/BtsIoX0BqSq/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BtsSav0BQel/ Silverman once addressed her blackface […]
In the wake of Virginia governor Ralph Northam’s alleged blackface photos in his medical school yearbook, photos have surfaced of college students in blackface in a UNC-Chapel Hill yearbook from 1979. The pictures surfaced this week and featured members of Chi Phi Fraternity. The fraternity existed on Carolina’s campus before the Civil War and is still […]
Are you familiar with FaceApp, a selfie-editing app that allows users to transform pictures by making them look older, younger, or even giving them an artificial smile. The creator of the app updated their software, where users could edit selfies to fit into ‘Caucasian, Asian, Indian or Black’ categories. The update was met with tremendous […]
Several students at Oklahoma State University have protested after two photos of their peers in Blackface went viral. A student group is also promoting a "love and unity" message on campus.
A law professor causes a firestorm for wearing blackface to an off-campus Halloween party. Students and faculty are calling for the professor's resignation.
A Gambian model, who has gained notoriety for her rich, dark skin tone, came under attack on social media after a follower accused her of being a White woman in blackface.
The tweets set off a firestorm of reaction, just one month after Burns gave a bizarre benediction at the RNC, calling Clinton "the enemy."
Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.
So, the social media app Snapchat rolled out a new Bob Marley filter and many people are upset and offended. The complaint is that the filter applies dreds and blackface to your photos. Oh, and they rolled it out on 4/20. You know what THAT means. A statement from Snapchat to the website Gizmodo reads: […]
An amateur German soccer team took a stand against racism by wearing blackface to show solidarity with their Sudanese teammates, The Huffington Post reports.
Dolezal made the announcement on her Facebook page, telling her followers she named the bundle of joy after two prominent Black History figures -- Langston Hughes and Crispus Attucks.