Posts Tagged: blackface

Common

Common Wants to Meet Teacher Who Wore Blackface

Remember the California teacher who dressed up as Common for Halloween using blackface? The teacher is currently on administrative leave, which I think is to harsh a punishment for wanting to dress up like Common.  He was in my opinion showing love to someone he admired, and wanted to share that with his class.  Now… Read more »

Rap Pioneer Kurtis Blow on Blackface Controversy

Rap icon Kurtis Blow has chimed in on the ongoing ‘blackface’ controversy, most recently,  Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s admission that in the 1980, as a 19-year old college student, he chose to honor the rap legend by wearing blackface.   Herring says it was for a party where fellow students dressed as artists they liked.   He… Read more »