Just in time for Halloween: A Brief History of Blackface. You'd think we didn't need to have this spelled out for us…

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mindovermeg
mindovermeg

Is it fair to say that most people that don blackface today are just ignorant, and not willfully racist? While I understand the horrible, horrible history of this, most people alive today never knew blackface to be a "thing." Perhaps instead of crucifying people who do it, educating them on the history is probably the more appropriate thing to do.