Blackface, Cancelled. Whiteface, Perfectly OK.

Unpopular opinion time!

In a world where the use of blackface is a taboo, Why are people able to use whiteface and not be demonised?

The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota listed Native American headdresses, Mexican sombreros, geisha outfits and any form of blackface as “unacceptable” on its “Costume or Culture Appropriation” flyers. “Cultural appropriation is defined as ‘the act of taking intellectual and cultural expressions from a culture that is not your own, without showing that you understand or respect the culture’,” the flyer read.

People have said that it is a double standard, and that whiteface is perfectly OK however God forbid anyone uses blackface.

In my opinion you can either make whiteface a taboo like blackface, or you can stop being so fragile and stop crying over blackface. I wont lose sleep over someone using whiteface.

Its strange that shows like Little Britain have been pulled from the air, However white chicks get a free pass. The difference? Little Britain uses a small amount of blackface, White Chicks… large amounts of whiteface.

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