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Blackface Among Whites Is Just Another Form Of Pen!s Envy

AFRICANGLOBE - A feeling of love/hate underlies the doctrine of white supremacy. The Black men they hate and so fearlessly despise in public are the same men they intensely worship in secret (by wanting to be like them). Nowhere in Africa are young men dressing down, painting their bodies pink, wearing straight blonde hair wigs, clutching at stones and with blood dripping from the sides of their mouths from digging their fangs into raw meat, just to mimic the “behaviors” of the Neanderthals.

Blackface Is White Supremacy As Fashion

AFRICANGLOBE - Blackface is in the news. But then, blackface always seems to be in the news. As long as there are costume party revelers, thickheaded college students, button-pushing artists, free-associating designers and plain old unrepentant racists, there will be blackface.

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring Is Also A Fan Of Blackface

AFRICANGLOBE - The man who’s second in line to become Virginia’s governor on Wednesday admitted that he too has worn blackface — just days after he called on Gov. Ralph Northam to resign for the same thing.

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Took Part In Confederate Frat Parties

AFRICANGLOBE - While in college in the 1990s, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves took part in his fraternity’s Old South parties. And at such Kappa Alpha parties, members often wore Confederate costumes, a common practice among chapters in the South. A yearbook photo from Reeves’ time in the fraternity shows members dressed in Confederate outfits.

Blackface; Lynching Pictures; Another Democrat Governor Exposed

AFRICANGLOBE - Horrifying blackface and lynching images from North Carolina Democrat Roy Cooper’s yearbook have emerged just days after he called on Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to resign over racist images in his yearbook. 

German TV Creates Controversy Over Blackface Comedy Sketch

AFRICANGLOBE - German public broadcaster SWR has come under fire for a comedy sketch in which a presenter is disguised using blackface. The Initiative of Black People in Germany says the stunt reflects a racist tradition in which minorities are depicted with exaggerated features to make audiences laugh.

UCA Student Expelled For Innocently Wearing His Bill Cosby Halloween Costume

AFRICANGLOBE - A university student in the US has been expelled, and his fraternity suspended, after he shared a photo of himself at a Halloween party in blackface make-up, apparently dressed as Bill Cosby. Brock Denton, a sophomore student at the University of Central Arkansas, posted the image on his personal Instagram page. Captioned “It was a bold night,” it showed him wearing black face paint and a brightly coloured Cosby-esque jumper.

Rachel Dolezal Defiantly Maintains ‘I Identify As Black’

AFRICANGLOBE - Rachel Dolezal, the civil rights activist accused of misrepresenting her race, declared on Tuesday that she still identifies as Black – and that she does not “put on blackface as a performance”. Speaking publicly for the first time since her white parents revealed she was not of African American descent, Dolezal continued to speak in the unapologetic tone of her Monday resignation as president of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP.

Disgraceful! Brazilian TV Program Satirizes The Sale Of Slaves Using White...

AFRICANGLOBE - Brazil’s top TV network Globo broadcasts a comedy program Tá no Ar, meaning ‘it’s on the air’, that recently aired a skit in which it satirized the sale of Black slaves in a satirical skit using the Brazilian retail store Casas Bahia as the backdrop. Casas Bahia could be translated as ‘Bahia houses’, referring to the northeastern state of Bahia that has the country's largest Black population.

Nazi Germany Has A Blackface Problem

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite a growing backlash against it, blackface remains common in Germany. It has a long history in this country of roughly 82 million, where Nazism is banned, but pockets of racial prejudice still hold strong. "It's horrible that Black people are being portrayed as clowns and funny-looking people," says Tahir Della, spokesperson for the Initiative for Black People in Germany, an anti-racism group. "It's degrading."
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