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Mondale Robinson is the founder of the Black Male Voter Project, an organization that uses non-traditional approaches to reach Black men. Robinson is a graduate of Livingstone College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in political science along with a concentration in African and Latin American politics. He is passionate about the expansion of democracy…

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Reflecting on this White psychology and their obsession with having to don blackface. But don’t get me wrong. From the 1840s creation of the minstrel show, born out of “massa” having his enslaved property perform for his entertainment, I get. I get White folks’ need to demean and see Blacks as ignorant, stupid and as…

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Police are searching for a White man who reportedly wore blackface while robbing a bank. The incident occurred at a PNC Bank in Perryville, Maryland, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, according to the Baltimore Sun. Police say the unidentified bank robber, who is a White male, was wearing a white coat and maroon hat and covered…

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Another White politician has admitted to wearing blackface. Alabama’s Gov. Kay Ivey finally apologized six months after a photo of her wearing blackface in college emerged. In the mid-1960s, Ivey attended Auburn University and participated in a skit called “Cigar Butts” where she wore blackface while crawling on the floor looking for cigar butts. A…

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All-time boxing champ Floyd Mayweather had to duck on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, after he was pummeled with insults from celebrities and pop culture fans alike for defiantly — and some say bombastically — supporting Gucci despite the recent uproar over a sweater in its clothing line that resembles blackface. Now that he’s recovered from the…

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After getting their hides peeled by high-profile critics for the past week, elite Italian fashion designer Gucci, finally broke its silence on the expensive sweater line that resembles blackface. Gucci’s creative director claims that the $900 sweater was meant to pay homage to a deceased entertainment icon and was not intended to resemble blackface or…

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Gucci, perhaps one of the most recognizable names in high fashion, is in desperate damage control mode after a disastrous fail during Black History Month. At issue is a pullover sweater that features a cut out for the mouth with big red lips, making the wearer appear in blackface. However, when the images hit social…

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So far, 2019 has produced a plethora of negative imagery of racial animus across the United States. From a protest held in Washington, D.C., to images of prominent government officials wearing blackface. It would seem that companies would be cognizant of this fact and keep a wary eye out for issues. Apparently, all that failed…

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There was a surprise in store for elementary students at Victory Christian School in Carmichael, California, during a school presentation. The students were about to learn about missionary work in Africa and the speaker dressed in traditional African garb. But when she took the stage, she caused outrage from students and later parents because she…

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