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Teacher suspended for accusations of racism

Monroe - Two weeks before he retires, a middle school teacher is struck with a large dose of political correctness when he teaches a history lesson on racism in the United States and shows a video with blackface on it.

NY lawmaker Dov Hikind apologizes for Purim blackface costume

A New York lawmaker Dov Hikind has apologized for wearing a blackface costume at a Purim party in his home. He said on Monday he was sorry if his costume offended anyone. He had dressed in an Afro wig and a basketball jersey and painted his face dark.

Fashion Beyonce appears in ‘blackface’ for French magazine

A disturbing new trend in fashion that brings back the early days of vaudeville and clandestine racial hatred has reemerged in the chic trend for models in “blackface”.

Tennessee lawmaker posts black-face picture on Facebook

Nashville - Republican state Rep Terri Lynn Weaver is under-fire after posting a Halloween picture of her Pastor dressed as Aunt Jemima on her Facebook page and some Tennesseans are calling it racially offensive.

Op-Ed: Blackface doesn't always equal racism

Blackface, when it is used to ridicule or denigrate is certainly racist in my view. However, if it is used in other ways, it is not.

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