The public was shocked by the blackface image on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page. But if blackface is now taboo, there was a time when it played a big role in American culture.
The blackface scandals dominating headlines provide an opportunity to talk about yesteryear’s infatuation with the art-form and how it socialized Americans.
Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black male thought leaders if Black men love White women more than Black women.
Is wearing blackface ever ok? Short answer. NO! Never!
White Film Dudes online are the worst. This discussion and case study examines a recent experience in Old White Film Dude hell.
Akeemjamal Rollins argues that blackface isn’t limited to face makeup: It includes appropriation of stereotypes.
Renée Canada explores racism and identity through the lens of Rachel Dolezal.
Lincoln Anthony Blades answers common questions about white people wearing blackface.
Lesley says, “It sure is great living here in post-race America! GO FOOTBALL!”
Jamie Utt challenges us to remember that Thanksgiving isn’t just a time to give thanks, but also a time to remember the atrocities committed against the indigenous nations of North America and help make change along side them.