The growing popularity among non-Black users of GIFs that feature Black people has given rise to a new term: "digital blackface." Yahoo spoke to UC Berkeley student Erinn Wong about her research on what that means.
Last week, MadameNoire magazine was called out for hiring a white woman writer, with accusations that the publication was “Blackfishing.” An expert breaks it down.
The 22-year-old opened up about racism she's experienced while working in Hollywood.
The Smiths are speaking out after a provocative video featuring Dawson and a poster of Willow Smith resurfaced.
Hulu has removed an episode of "The Golden Girls" containing a scene with characters in blackface. "Mixed Blessings," episode 23 in season 3 of the sitcom, aired in 1988. In the episode, Michael (Scott Jacoby), the son of Dorothy (Beatrice Author), plans to wed a much older Black woman, Lorraine (Rosalind Cash). Dorothy is critical […]
The expected task is to research and present an African-American historical figure, and students are encouraged to wear costumes depicting the icon.
"If you don't like it, just don't come here again," said the manager of Uncle Billy's Antique Mall in Pensacola, Florida.
Lisa Boyer, the principal of Friendship Elementary School in Glen Rock, Pa., wore blackface to dress as the comedian Steve Harvey during an all-white staff meeting. She and the district have released statements of apology.
John Huffman, the superintendent of Sacramento, Calif.-based Victory Christian Schools apologized to parents after a teacher wore blackface for an African history lesson.
After a civil rights lawyer shared images of Prada's new characters, the company has withdrawn them from display and circulation.
One person allegedly shown in the photo has lost a job, and another person or persons won’t be entering the U.S. Army.
A woman who dressed up as Beyoncé for Halloween decided to include blackface in her costume, but on Monday she was fired from her job as a nurse.
The owner of the salon defended her employee by explaining she didn't know blackface was "a thing" when they dressed up as three different versions of Michael Jackson.
A photo of the men's offensive costumes was posted online a week after Australia's Herald-Sun newspaper published a cartoon of Serena Williams at the U.S. Open that was slammed as racist.
Instagram model Jaiden Gumbayan recently came under harsh criticism for posting photos that many called cultural appropriation and "blackface."
Florida woman Jaiden Gumbayan is causing controversy on social media for posting pictures of herself in what many are calling blackface.
It seems one student at Abilene Christian University in Texas has been skipping Bible study class, perhaps to watch old minstrel shows instead? According to the New York Daily News, a video of a female student in blackface was uploaded to Snapchat, sparking a backlash. The footage shows the student with black makeup on her face and a pair of big, red, fake lips, with the caption, “this is why black lives matter exists.”
Jane Oranika first created her makeup tutorial video to share with a friend. Once she posted it following the results of this week’s presidential election, the video went viral. That’s when someone complained and had it taken down.
A series of events that glorify racism and violence has left students at Xavier University in Cincinnati disturbed and infuriated. It started on Monday, when a female Xavier student posted a picture of herself in blackface, slyly grinning, to Snapchat. The creepy image was accompanied by the caption, “Who needs white when black lives matter,” referring to the growing Black Lives Matter advocacy movement.