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China Airs Blackface Show — Again! — for Lunar New Year

Chinese broadcaster CCTV opened its annual four-hour-long Lunar New Year variety show Friday with a “multicultural” dance performance featuring ethnically Han Chinese performers in black skin paint pretending to be African. The use of blackface prompted global ire, as it was not the first instance of it appearing in the program.

WUHAN, CHINA - JANUARY 01: (CHINA OUT) Children show their calligraphy during New Year celebrations at Yellow Crane Tower Park on January 1, 2021 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Wuhan has no recorded COVID-19 cases of community transmissions since May 2020, life for residents is gradually returning to normal. (Photo …

Woke or Joke?: Hollywood Faced with Ultimate Hypocrisy over Blackface

Hollywood and social justice warriors have established a new Woke standard. Now the question remains: will Hollywood purge its own ranks of all actors, directors, producers, agents, managers, film crews, photographers, and hair and makeup artists who have ever worked on a film or TV show that employed racist blackface portrayals?

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Fact Check: Joy Behar Denies Wearing Blackface Despite Dressing Up as ‘Beautiful African Woman’

Donald Trump Jr. triggered The View co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg after reminding viewers during an appearance on the show on Thursday that Behar donned blackface. Both adamantly denied it, despite the fact that Behar admitted to once dressing as a “beautiful African woman” for Halloween, wearing makeup “that was a little bit darker” than her skin.

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