Support is pouring in for the University of Witwatersrand’s expelled SRC president.
Mcebo Dlamini’s Facebook post that mentioned Hitler has sparked outrage from the South African Union of Jewish Students.
Students from the Rhodes Must Fall campaign and activist group, … Read the rest
Azealia Banks is at the center of another racially charged controversy after posting a picture of herself being transformed into an ice princess for a new music video and tagging it “#WhiteFace.” Later explaining herself on Twitter, the outspoken rapper … Read the rest
The Wits Centre for Diversity Studies on Friday expressed concern at the number of racial incidents across South Africa over the past few months.
“South Africa has not entered a post-racial, colour-blind era,” centre director Professor Melissa Steyn said in … Read the rest
South Africa is apparently experiencing another tedious outburst of moral outrage about an innocuous case of “blackface” put on by two women students at the University of Pretoria for a 21st-birthday party.
I try to keep the mass media at … Read the rest
A Florida Republican congressional candidate’s campaign sign was vandalized with whiteface paint last week in a district with overwhelmingly Democratic voter registration. The attack follows a string of bias incidents against black Republicans.
Glo Smith, who reports that she has … Read the rest
Despite a growing PC backlash against it, blackface is still hugely popular in Germany, where people insist they aren’t racist
With Karneval ready to kick off later this month, many in Germany are picking out their festive getups and preparing … Read the rest
Two Swedish college students have apologized for showing up to a costume party in blackface in an attempt to impersonate reggae musicians.
The incident took place at a party thrown by the Lund University Technology Management student association, a group … Read the rest
Dunkin’ Donuts has apologized for the “insensitivity” of an advertising campaign in Thailand featuring a woman in blackface makeup to promote a new chocolate flavored doughnut.
The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand came under criticism Friday after Human Rights Watch … Read the rest