persona,' according to Lane, 'became the vehicle for the expression of social alternatives to the status quo, enabling the emergence of a "Cuban" humor, style, and rhythm' (80).
Louis Chude-Sokei titles his study after Bert Williams, the famed--and infamous-symbol of blackface
minstrelsy in America.
Since Eric Lott first exhaustively mined the considerable complexities of blackface
minstrelsy in Love & Theft , studies of minstrelsy have, as the author of this study puts it, become a virtual "cottage industry," further deepening and broadening our understanding of minstrelsy's fraught representations of race, class, and gender.
The Caribbean West Indian conceit that instilled in and was created by Bert Williams's blackface
also found the same release in Lincoln Perry, without blackface
via Stepin Fetchit.
Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface
Minstrelsy (Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1996).
A white man reportedly used blackface
to conceal his identity during an alleged armed robbery of a Las Vegas casino in January.
In response to a video posted by a Taiwanese YouTuber of himself in blackface
and a Nazi uniform, an African American living in Taiwan created his own video with his take on the controversial content.
The BFN movement, that is, the Blackface
Naija Movement is all I am about right now.
Covering the period from the late 18th century to the present, this accessible yet scholarly history looks at blackface
masking, minstrel shows, and other forms of racial impersonation in Philadelphia, such as street performance, festivals, theater, and graphic art.
Anthony Clark, a teacher at Oak Park River Forest High School, will be reinstated on Thursday after being suspended with pay nearly a week ago over his response to an incident involving a white student posing in blackface
We were extremely ignorant of blackface
and did not understand the implications of our actions We hope that you will help educate us on these and other issues, so that we can become better people and better artists.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill on Monday said he is "both mad and more than a little sad" that a law professor wore blackface
to a private Halloween party.