A “Brownface” Incident Exposes Racism in Mexico

Angelo Young
Mar 18, 2019 - 5:00

The portrayal of blackface — theatrical makeup used typically by white people to display insulting and degrading caricatures of African Americans — peaked in the years following the Civil War when racial hostility flared as recently emancipated people demanded greater civil rights. Today, the legacy of blackface endures, showing up during Halloween

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One Reply to “A “Brownface” Incident Exposes Racism in Mexico”

  1. A great article. It clearly demonstrates the cultural expressions of racism, read cultural domination. Each country or region’s discrimination must be addressed by leadership of the oppressed with support from others.

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