Blackface

FIT
Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Fashion Institute Of Technology
AP News
February 22, 2020 - 7:01 pm
The Fashion Institute of Technology has commissioned an investigation into a controversial runway show that reminded some observers of blackface.
Read More
High school hallway
iStock/Getty Images
Kristie Keleshian
November 06, 2019 - 5:31 pm
A New Jersey superintendent spoke to parents on Wednesday in response to an allegedly racist incident in which white students dressed up as a slave and slave owner for Halloween.
Read More
School Bus
iStock / Getty Images
Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 6:46 pm
A Connecticut school district is investigating a social media post of a person in blackface.
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, a model wears a creation as part of the Gucci women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy. Gucci, which designed this face warmer, reminiscent of blackface prompted an instant backlash from the public and forced the company to apologize publicly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gucci's creative director broke his silence Tuesday over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface, saying racism was never his intention. Alessandro Michele, a design force at the Italian fashion house, lamented in a letter to employees both his own pain and "that of the people who...
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP
February 10, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Virginia's Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam considered resigning amid a scandal that he once wore blackface, but the pediatric neurologist said Sunday that he's "not going anywhere" because the state "needs someone that can heal" it.
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP
February 09, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Virginia's governor pledged to work at healing the state's racial divide Saturday, even as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign - capping an astonishing week that saw all three of the state's top elected officials embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals.
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
AP Photo/Steve Helber
February 07, 2019 - 7:50 am
With Virginia's top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications.
Read More
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
AP Photo/Steve Helber
February 04, 2019 - 9:27 am
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was clinging to office Monday morning amid nearly unanimous calls from his own party to resign over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook, after a bizarre weekend in which he first admitted he was in the picture, and then denied it.
Read More
Gov. Ralph Northam
Win McNamee/Getty Images
February 01, 2019 - 6:51 pm
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's page in his 1984 medical school yearbook contains a photo of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.
Read More
Prada
Associated Press
December 19, 2018 - 7:27 am
Prada is no longer selling a line of accessories and displays following complaints that they featured blackface-style imagery.
Read More