Blackface

Australia Today

Chris Lilley Is Making a Netflix Show

The comedian you regret liking in high school will film a new 10-episode series in Queensland.
Katherine Gillespie
3.5.18
Blackface

The Netherlands Just Had Its Annual Christmas Blackface Fight

As part of the country's Sinterklaas celebrations, people dress up as Zwarte Piet by wearing blackface.
Rokhaya Seck
12.11.17
RACISM

The White Belgians Parading Through Brussels in Blackface

Every March, the Noirauds of Brussels black up for charity.
Peter Detailleur
3.29.17
Culture

Shock, Race and Fairytales: A Conversation With Swedish Artist Makonde Linde

Linde gained international notoriety in 2012 by dressing as a cake in blackface. His latest exhibition is opening today in Stockholm but has already divided the local art community.
Weronika Pérez Borjas
1.29.16
Art

#CindyGate and the Lasting Stain of Cindy Sherman's Blackface Photos

Old works resurface after a young artist finds Sherman's "Bus Riders" series problematic.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
10.30.15
Stuff

I Give Up: Racists Can Have Halloween

Halloween is basically 'The Purge' for racists.
Andray Domise
10.30.15
Stuff

Blackface Refuses to Die

The "Kanye Western" party at UCLA is just another example of the longstanding tradition that is as international as it is offensive.
Ashley Clark
10.15.15
Photo

Polar Bears and Blackface: Jean-Marie Donat Has Collected Over 10,000 Creepy Old Photos

This is a very weird snapshot of German history.
Jean-Marie Donat, Words by Thomas Marsh
7.29.15
Vice Blog

Modern Comedians Complaining About the 'PC Police' Are Cry-Babies

If you think funny folk have it rough today, consider that comedians in the mid-1900s were jailed, fined, sued and harassed for the offensive things they said during performances.
Josh Androsky
6.16.15
News

Everything We Know So Far About That Lady Who Allegedly Pretended to Be a Black Civil Rights Leader

There's an awful lot to unpack here.
Mike Pearl
6.14.15
Stuff

A 24-Year-Old Lord Blacked Up and Crashed His Car Into a Lamppost in Grimsby

Lord George Worsley admitted: "I do feel I have been rather foolish."
Joe Bish
5.12.15
Culture

Redface Is Just as Offensive as Blackface

Members of the Native American community are once again reminding the public that wearing a headdress is no more acceptable than dressing up in a sombrero, a yarmulke or a hijab.
Jennifer McCartney
11.2.14
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