Tag Archives: blackface

  • ‘Tasteless’ Link in Mandela Article Results in Dutch Newspaper Apology

    Dec 8, 13 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *An story linking the death of Nelson Mandela with a controversial blackface character was the catalyst for an apology issued by a top selling Dutch newspaper. De Telegraaf blamed the “tasteless link” on “an unfortunate convergence of circumstances,” according to the Associated Press. The opening sentence of the story, which gathered reaction to the passing […]

  • Elle France Editor Jeanne Deroo Ripped for Solange Costume and Blackface

    Nov 27, 13 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *What the hell is it with white folks’ fascination with blackface?! Why do they think it’s cool to do? And you would think Elle France beauty editor Jeanne Deroo would know better. But nooooo, she just had to go there. she got all dolled up complete with an afro and blackface for a private party […]

  • Tamar Braxton, Wendy Williams Disagree on Hough’s Blackface

    Oct 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

      *Two television personalities have two different points of view regarding the current crisis plaguing America – Julianne Hough’s Halloween outfit. While reality TV star Tamar Braxton believes it’s not a big deal, Wendy Williams said the girl is “ignorant” and “should know better.” [Watch video below.] Braxton, appearing on VH1’s The Big Morning Buzz […]

  • Derek Hough: Sister Julianne ‘Mortified’ Over Blackface Flap (Watch)

    Oct 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 23 Comments

    *Derek Hough of “Dancing With the Stars” is coming to the defense of his famous sister in the wake of her controversial Halloween getup. Derek exclusively tells E! News that Julianne Hough is “mortified” at the backlash she has received for donning blackface while out at a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 25. “She’s so apologetic. […]

  • Julianne Hough in Blackface for Halloween Costume (Pics)

    Oct 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Actress Julianne Hough thought she’d dress up this Halloween as “Crazy Eyes” from the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Only problem is…she’s white, the character is African American, and she darkened her face with makeup. Soon, the image was everywhere, and the “Dancing With the Stars” vet was quickly branded a racist for donning […]

  • Dunkin’ Donuts Accused of Racism over its ‘Charcoal Donut’ Ad

    Aug 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *A leading human rights group has called on Dunkin’ Donuts to withdraw a “bizarre and racist” advertisement for chocolate donuts that shows a smiling woman in blackface makeup. The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand launched a campaign earlier this month for its new “Charcoal Donut,” featuring an image reminiscent of 19th and early 20th century […]