On Wednesday, TMZ published a photo from the set of the movie Good Boys of what appears to be the stand-in for child actor Keith L. Williams and reported that the film had used brown makeup to darken the stand-in actor’s face. (Both Williams and the stand-in are black.)
Two nights ago, Pusha T showed off some impressive sleuthing skills and unleashed a diss track about his nemesis Drake, revealing that the Canadian rapper has allegedly fathered a son. The shots were damning. The internet was broken. The memes were good. For the song’s cover art, Pusha used an old photo of Drake…
It’s often difficult to renounce one’s idols, but pressure is building in favor of media and brands severing their associations with Kanye West, who confirmed in recent days that he still adores President Trump, and, as he told TMZ Live on Tuesday, thinks “slavery was a choice.”
A law professor at the University of Oregon is under investigation after showing up to an off-campus Halloween party in blackface.
Hey so, remember when Joy Behar dressed as a black lady for Halloween? No? Well, now you do.
It looks like the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana is really happening. For real. Like, they’re actually going through with this.
Two white students at South Africa’s Stellenbosch University have been suspended for appearing in what looks like blackface in a photo. Now, one of them claims the face paint was actually a dark purple hue.
The White Devil is alive and kicking, and today he has taken the form of a dimwitted Hungarian woman who thought it prudent to plaster herself in seven different kinds of blackface.
In an exclusive report, Us Weekly broke the news that Gwen Stefani broke up with Gavin Rossdale because she found out he’d been cheating on her with the nanny for three years. Three! Three whole years! And she found out after discovering their sexts!
Black student groups at UCLA are understandably unhappy after reports leaked out of a predominantly white fraternity and sorority that held a “Kanye Western” themed mixer. According to the student paper, guests wore “baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.”
On Monday, Rachel Dolezal stepped down as president from the Spokane, Washington NAACP while name dropping the Black Liberation movement, Chattel Slavery and self-determination. What she didn’t mention is the “full story” she proclaimed none of us have about why she’s pretended to be African American for the last ten…
It’s nearing the end of the work day on October 31 and you, white person, still don’t have a costume ready for Halloween night. “Perhaps I’ll do blackface,” you say to yourself. Well, we’re here to show you how.
Bad news, my sweet summer children: The ice cream truck is racist.
White model. Facepaint. African animals. Shot by Steven Meisel and starring Dutch model Saskia de Brauw, a fashion story titled "Abracadabra" in the March 2014 issue of Vogue Italia feels sadly familiar and offensive.
Friday night, at the Slipper Room, where the local NYC crowd goes for their regular dose of burlesque, a performer got on stage and performed a number in black face. Sigh.
There's a common line that apologists love to trot out when we're discussing incidents of blackface in cultures outside of the U.S., particularly in Europe. "It's not as offensive," they say. "Blackface doesn't have the same history over there." This, widely speaking, is a lie. Blackface has been used all over the…
At a recent meeting of Italian Parliament, representative of Lega Nord (the Northern League) Gianluca Buonanno argued against basic benefits for immigrants (swell) by putting on blackface during the proceedings (sweller). "To get money, perhaps we all need to make ourselves darker," he announced to the Chamber of…
Ricky's, a popular Halloween (and other stuff) chain based out of New York, is offering a unique service for all those idiots out there who think that Halloween is the perfect time for blackface. (There is only one perfect time for blackface and that time is Never O'Clock.)
A young white Australian woman turned 21 and decided to have an "African" themed birthday party. After the festivities, she posted photos to Facebook. Ignorance, insensitivity and racism ahoy!