The tweets set off a firestorm of reaction, just one month after Burns gave a bizarre benediction at the RNC, calling Clinton “the enemy.”
Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.
An amateur German soccer team took a stand against racism by wearing blackface to show solidarity with their Sudanese teammates, The Huffington Post reports.
Dolezal made the announcement on her Facebook page, telling her followers she named the bundle of joy after two prominent Black History figures — Langston Hughes and Crispus Attucks.
After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.
“It’s so contradictory to who we are and who we want to be,” Ruff said, addressing the “wigga”-themed festivities. “Wigga,” a combination of White and the n-word, is often used to refer to White people “acting Black” or irresponsibly appropriating Black dress and culture.
Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of “endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away,” writes the Independent.
A private Christian university in Spokane is under fire after members of their soccer team dressed up in blackface to “honor” The Jackson 5
A fundraiser to benefit the officers in the Freddie Gray case was canceled Wednesday due to backlash from the main event: a former Baltimore police…