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 »

Floyd Mayweather is Suing His Ex Shantel Jackson for Stealing

Mayweather Says He Will Not Boycott Gucci Amidst Blackface Design

Some fans of Gucci found their “blackface” sweater release very offending, so much so that they have decided to boycott the designer brand. Rappers, actors, and influencers alike have spoke out and attempted at getting everyone on the boycott bandwagon. But just yesterday [February 12th], TMZ caught up with Floyd Mayweather right before he walked… 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 »