Is It Racist?

Why Blackface is Wrong (Annual Installment)

your intentions do not change the meaning of culturally established stereotypes; you alone don’t get to decide to wash history clean and declare post-racial victory. When you put on the costume found in the toolbox of white supremacy, you do the work it takes to keep the narratives of antiblackness alive.

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Is It Racist?

Your Awesome Blackface Costume: A Rating System

Its Halloween time, and nothing says Halloween like an Awesome costume. Lately the stupid PC police have been raining on everyone’s parade, talking about how your Halloween costume shouldn’t be disrespectful to women or latinos or blacks or whatever, but its just for fun so they need to stop being babies about respect . Blackface is […]

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Yup, They Made That

Sexy…Cecil?

I’m pretty sure that when Cecil the Lion was murdered by illegal poachers headed by an American dentist, it wasn’t for his sex appeal.  And yet with months to go before Halloween, the first Sexy Cecil the Lion costume is yours for  a few bills…. ….with a cut to go to animal conservation of course…. […]

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