Blackface

AP
February 10, 2019 - 11:21 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — 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. Northam made the comments on CBS' "Face the...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar and ABC were silent Thursday after an old photo resurfaced of "The View" co-host using makeup to darken her skin for a Halloween costume, the latest flashpoint in a series of blackface scandals making national headlines. The 76-year-old didn't mention the clip on Thursday'...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 6:58 am
ROME (AP) — Gucci has apologized after complaints that a wool sweater with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface makeup, and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores. It was the latest case of a fashion house having to apologize for cultural or...
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AP
February 06, 2019 - 9:03 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college. With Gov. Ralph Northam's career already hanging by a thread over a racist photo in...
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AP
February 05, 2019 - 7:03 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam clung to his office Tuesday amid intense political fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook and uncertainty about the future of the state's government. Nearly all of the state's Democratic establishment has turned against the...
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AP
January 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's top elections official abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface posing as a Hurricane Katrina victim. Go here to see the photos . Secretary of State Michael Ertel, who had been on the job less than three weeks, resigned...
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Getty
January 20, 2019 - 8:59 am
(CBS News) - A sorority at the University of Oklahoma says it has expelled a student who was seen wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet in a video that went viral on Twitter. In a statement Saturday, London Moore, the president of the Theta Gamma chapter of Delta Delta Delta,...
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AP
October 26, 2018 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News says the "Megyn Kelly Today" show is being canceled. In a statement, the network news division said the show won't return, a decision that follows fallout from Kelly's on-air comments about blackface. NBC News says the hour that had belonged to Kelly will be hosted next...
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