Tag Archives: blackface

  • High School Student Apologies for ‘bronzer-blackface’ Misunderstanding

    Jun 21, 15 by Ny MaGee 8 Comments

    *A Washington state high school has stopped handing out yearbooks after controversy erupted over a photo in which a girl is either wearing too much bronzer or she’s rockin’ blackface, which many accused her of doing. “It got posted all over Twitter and it sparked a huge, enormous argument,” said freshman student Andre Stepanov at […]

  • BLACKFACE in America, 2015: Discrimination at Warner Brothers.

    Apr 23, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *In October 2014 on the set of “GOTHAM,” a Warner Brothers Television Program, a stunt coordinator selected a white stunt actor to double for an African American actor using make-up to darken her skin so that she would appear African American, a practice in earlier eras known as BLACKFACE. When foul was cried by qualified […]

  • Kylie Jenner’s ‘Black Face’ Moment: What’s Her Real Point?

    Apr 5, 15 by EurPublisher 13 Comments

    *You have to wonder about Kylie Jenner‘s intention when she posted the pic above to Instagram … and then took it down after getting flack for it. As you can see, the picture features a dark hued Jenner with light eyes and pink hair. Different, eh? Or just plain provocative? “I wish I looked Like […]

  • David Harewood on White Actors ‘Blacking Up’ to Play Othello

    Feb 5, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Fans of David Harewood still can’t get over his rather explosive exit from “Homeland” in 2012. The actor is back on television Friday, Feb. 6, in a gig considerably less stressful than that of CIA Director David Estes…and one where he gets to keep his British accent. Harewood hosts this week’s episode of PBS’ “Shakespeare […]

  • Theater Ripped for Using Blackface to Portray Black NHL Player (Watch)

    Jan 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *A Montreal theater company is facing criticism for using an actor in blackface to portray black Canadiens player P.K. Subban. A skit with the Subban character was part of a December show by the French-language Theatre du Rideau Vert. Now a local band of artists and theater groups, Diversite Artistique Montreal, has penned an open […]

  • ‘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 […]