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Blackface Scandals Show Why Some Black People Don't Trust Democrats

The party is trying to reach out to black voters, but it doesn't help that white Democrats keep admitting they used to dress in blackface.
Taylor Hosking
2.7.19
RACISM

Al Roker's Doc Brown Halloween Costume Wasn't Whiteface, You Dummies

My fellow white Americans, please shut up and listen already.
Kara Weisenstein
11.1.18
tv

NBC Is No Hero for Firing Megyn Kelly

It might have been bad ratings, not the blackface controversy, that got her kicked off the network.
Taylor Hosking
10.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even Megyn Kelly's Coworkers Slammed Her for Those Blackface Comments

"She owes a bigger apology to folks of color around the country," Al Roker said.
River Donaghey
10.24.18
Desus & Mero

This Japanese Comedian Celebrated New Year's in Blackface

Desus and Mero talk about what went down on the comedy show, and other moments when Japanese celebrities donned the problematic makeup.
Sarah Bellman
1.5.18
Blackface

The Netherlands Just Had Its Annual Holiday Fight over Blackface

We went inside a protest against "Zwarte Piet," the Netherlands' most problematic Christmas character.
Rokhaya Seck
12.11.17
Culture

Shock, Race, and Fairytales: A Conversation with Swedish Artist Makode Linde

Linde gained international notoriety in 2012 by dressing as a cake in blackface. His latest exhibition is opening Saturday in Stockholm but has already divided the local art community.
Weronika Pérez Borjas
1.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Ad for Thai Skin-Whitening Pills Promises 'Whiteness Makes You Win'

There's also some blackface, just to drive the point home.
River Donaghey
1.8.16
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

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
10.14.15
Photo

Bizarre Vintage Photos of Nazis Posing with Men in Polar Bear Costumes

This is a very weird snapshot of German and American history.
Thomas Marsh
8.6.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Former Baltimore Cop Tried to Throw a Benefit for the Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death—in Blackface

"There's no racial overtones to this show. There's nothing racial to the show," he said.
Drew Schwartz
7.23.15
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