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Naturally, the internet is enraged.
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From DSquared2's 'DSquaw' to Zendaya's dreadlocks, 2015 was chalk-full of nonsense and controversies.
What's your take on the debate?
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Seriously, what were they thinking?
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Rumours have been swirling about a black James Bond for years. Mike Le of RaceBending.com believes people who think of themselves as "post-racial" will find a way to twist this theatrical racial reversal, arguing "with this particular event, you're no longer allowed to complain about racism." After the Emancipation Proclamation, people said "You're not allowed to complain because we freed the slaves." There is a contingent of concerned African-Americans who recoil the idea of giving autocrats a rope -- until they can ascertain who will ultimately be hanging from it.
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Because adding some glitter makes it all better.
As the year winds down, news readers are treated with a feast of annual compilations. From fashion to finances it is a time to look back at the hits and misses. Here is a compilation of low-lights in racial discrimination the country that coined multiculturalism.
These three, blonde, 20-somethings were dressed as cotton pickers and had painted their faces in the most offensive, unrealistic mud black I've ever seen. They said absolutely nothing, only smiled, mouth closed. Here before me, like never in my life, were three white people targeting us, the non-white people in the bar.
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It's one of the most blantant, and quite frankly, shocking instances of racism we've ever seen in the fashion industry. Russian editor (and street style fav) Miroslava Duma's new online magazine Buro...
A lot of people made mistakes this year, and because year-end coverage allows us to do so, we’re going to round them all up and talk about them. The fashion world was at no loss for controversy or str...
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It seems that blackface is still "in" for some prominent people. After several high profile incidents in the fashion world, another preeminent person decided to sport the controversial look. French El...
Why is it that the U.K.'s newspaper is willing to publish a painfully honest editorial about race in Canada but Canadian papers aren't? Before Mr. Douglas was published in the U.K., he submitted his personal op ed to Canadian newspapers. None of them thought this perspective was fit to print.