Race Matters: A Recent History Of People Rocking Blackface…Do They Deserve The Fade?!

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Worst Examples Of Black Face

It’s always important that during the Halloween season we remember to be sensitive to other cultures. One of the biggest mistakes people make is dressing up in blackface thinking everything is cool. But these normal insensitive fools aren’t rare. People are always dressing in blackface.

It’s a shame but here are the people who rocked blackface like it was all good.

Estelle – She rocked blackface for a music video. It was definitely controversial.

Will.i.am – He went in blackface for a Nicki performance. Oddly he wasn’t the wackiest thing there.

University of Florida – A bunch of white guys donned blackface for a Halloween party. Of course they did.

ctress Zoe Saldana on the set of 'Nina' in Los Angeles, CA on October 26th, 2012. The movie tells the story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.

Zoe Saldana – It’s not blackface, but she sure darkened up for her role as Nina Simone.

Beyonce – She rocked blackface for a french magazine. She got flack but she’s Beyonce so she’s teflon.

Stupid High School Kids – They reenacted the Chris Brown/Rihanna fight…while wearing blackface. They’re going to be judges and lawyers one day.

Billy Crystal – He did blackface to play Sammy Davis back in February. Tasteful or not?

HHH – During a spoof of the Rock, HHH went in blackface in the middle of the ring. Not cool, man.

French Vogue – They ran a spread where their models all rocked blackface. It was universally panned.


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