Digital Blackface: Are you complicit?

 […] “digital blackface” is used to describe various types of minstrel performance that become available in cyberspace. Blackface minstrelsy is a theatrical tradition dating back to the early 19th century, in which performers “blacken” themselves up with costume and behaviors to act as black caricatures. The performances put society’s most racist sensibilities on display and in turn fed them back to audiences to intensify these feelings and disperse them across culture. Lauren Michele Jackson-Teen Vogue For those of us at the forefront of the fight for liberation, the obstacles seem endless. It would appear that every facet of our daily existence …

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