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White Philosophers: It’s Time to Stop Using Digital Blackface

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by Savannah Pearlman The origins of blackface date from the early 19th century minstrel shows, in which white actors blackened their faces to take up racist, exaggerated and stereotypical black personas. White actors appropriated and distorted the identity performance of black individuals, portraying them as lazy, promiscuous, jolly, or idiotic—all for the enjoyment of (predominantly) […]

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News source: Blog of the APA

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