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A couple looking to take a honeymoon cruise to celebrate their nuptials were met by a strange and jarring display of racism when they boarded the ship. According to the Miami New Times, earlier this month, Laura Eka and her husband Ebong say that they were traveling from Barcelona on the ship when they discovered a […]

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When newlyweds Laura and Ebong Eka set out for their trip aboard the MSC Seaview in Barcelona, they were probably expecting the trip of a lifetime.

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A Swedish model is responding to her critics after weeks of being accused of pretending to be Black to gain a following on social media.

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A white 25-year UPS employee was fired last week after she showed up for work in Sharonville, Ohio, dressed as a mammy and sporting blackface with enlarged lips on Halloween. A co-worker sparked controversy after she shared an image of the woman on Facebook on Halloween, asking in a now-deleted post: “HEYYYY EVERYBODY I JUST […]

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Blaming her decision to wear blackface on ignorance and the media while offering up her own albino child as an excuse, a recently-released statement from the attorney of an Iowa teacher has earned her a potential nomination in the White Tears category of this year’s Wypipo Awards.

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As we’ve covered here at The Root before (just yesterday, in fact), it’s that time of year when a certain class of white people, bereft of any common sense, sensitivity, or any sense of the world outside their enchanted snow globe of Caucasity, decide to dabble in blackface under the guise of putting on a Halloween…

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’Tis the season. The Jack-o-Lanterns are glowing on porches; the smell of hot apple cider wafts through the crisp fall air; ghouls, goblins, and various iterations of Cardi B wander the streets and wypipo continue their decades-long tradition of fucking up Halloween for everyone.

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A South Carolina bank executive and business leader recently heralded for his innovation in the field of finance is now receiving even more accolades for his work in the minstrel ministry after he donned blackface to go to a Halloween party dressed as Trump supporter, Kanye West.

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If you tuned into the third hour of the Today show on Monday morning (or tuned in for the first time, out of sheer curiosity), no doubt you were greeted with some friendly and familiar faces. It was likely the most colorful the hour has been in over a year—or at least since Megyn Kelly Today debuted last September.

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Black NBC alumni are seeming quite pleased with life since the network’s cancellation of Megyn Kelly Today this week after Kelly’s comments that blackface Halloween costumes are acceptable. The undercurrent to all the tweets and social media photos of smiling Black journalists is that NBC got rid of Today’s Take, the show hosted by Black […]

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Looks like morning show audiences will be spared any further angst from Megyn Kelly. On Friday, NBC officially canceled her hour on the Today Show, Megyn Kelly Today, and, according to the Hollywood Reporter, isn’t even waiting until her season ends in December.

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Sentient vat of recycled Great Value Wite-Out Megyn Kelly appears to be losing her job very soon. Perhaps it will happen while I am typing this sentence. (Did it?) The straw that broke this racist camel’s back, of course, was her awkward and illogical and just dumb-as-the-fuck defense of blackface Halloween costumes

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It’s almost Halloween, the time of year when sadists pretend that candy corn is not Satan’s butt plug and masochists terrorize their taste buds with pumpkin flavors, which is essentially sweet potatoes with low self-esteem. It is also the season when white people think it would be cute to cover their faces in shoe…

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Whew, life comes at you fast. If Santa Claus is indeed white, Megyn Kelly is obviously on his “naughty” list given that, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Kelly will likely be ending her hour of the Today show by the close of the current season. Surprisingly, this was reportedly in the works before her now-infamous…

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This week Megyn Kelly learned the hard way that sometimes a fake apology just isn’t gonna cut it, especially when you’re a repeat offender. Tuesday morning, the NBC daytime host surprised and disappointed many of her her viewers after she questioned whether the use of blackface on Halloween was really racist or not. “Back when I […]

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It had to be an awkward morning around the Today Show studios in New York City, as cast and crew struggled with how to address the white elephant in the room, Megyn Kelly. Kelly’s deeply troubling comments on her Tuesday morning show, which seemed to defend the use of blackface in Halloween costumes, sparked outrage…

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Well, it’s that time of year again for scary movie marathons on AMC, debating the merits of candy corn (there are none) and stupid white people stupid-ing with inappropriate costumes. Every year, I hope we move the needle closer toward a universal understanding regarding the things people should not dress up as for Halloween. But […]

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“Who here is white?” asked Miss Sumpter, the 3rd-grade social studies teacher at Millbrooks Elementary School in Champaign, Ill., to her students while conducting a mock census.

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Can somebody keep Megyn Kelly from weighing in on holidays? After all, this is the woman who, while an anchor at Fox News, insisted Santa is and could only ever be white—and that the same is true of Jesus. Now, the Wicked Witch of NBC is unleashing new horrors upon us, just in time for Halloween.

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  Halloween is that time of year when otherwise intelligent white people convince themselves that wearing blackface is ok, and now we can officially add TV host Megyn Kelly to that list of the woefully mistaken. Tuesday, the NBC daytime host surprised her viewers after she naïvely questioned whether the use of blackface on Halloween is really […]

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An Australian Rules Football (AFL) club had to apologize this week after three of its players donned full-body blackface to impersonate Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a Kenyan-born AFL player, Aliir Aliir.

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A theatrical parody that would spark outrage in most other U.S. cities has drawn praise and applause from audiences in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood. Popular Spanish language play "Tres Viudas en un Crucero," ("Three Windows on a Cruise") has been entertaining audiences for months, but it's one character in particular who steals the show night after night

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Gigi Hadid has responded to accusations that she is in blackface on the cover of Vogue Italia's May issue. Some say it looks more like bronzer overload than actual blackface, but others have taken offense to the image.

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Martina Big, a white woman from Germany, has been a social media lightening rod for quite some time as she has documented her "transition" into becoming a Black woman, but her latest claim to be a "true African" is a stretch even for her.

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A California Polytechnic State University fraternity has been suspended while investigation continues into a racially charged picture featuring several members of the fraternity in blackface. Because apparently they aren’t aware it’s 2018. The picture, which was taken at a Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity costume party, surfaced on Instagram, according to the Atlanta Black Star. In the picture, several […]

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Cameron James Kennedy, a 26-year-old white man, who allegedly robbed the New York-New York Casino located on the Las Vegas strip— dressed in blackface.

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A Catholic school in Miami has sparked outrage after it posted a photo of a student wearing blackface on its website. The photo, which was reportedly taken during a Black History Month celebration, shows fourth-graders from St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School dressed as famous African-Americans. However, one student, dressed as former Secretary of State Colin […]

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As the excitement over Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues, one University of Arkansas student decided to […]

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China’s televised Lunar New Year’s Gala sparked outrage this year after an outwardly racist skit […]

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The day when we are not highly offended by the racist connotation behind blackface will probably be the day that hell freezes over. So someone needs to tell that to the producers of a comedy sketch show in China. To celebrate China’s Lunar New Year, a comedy sketch featured a woman in blackface. And unfortunately […]

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