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synonyms for blackface

  • clown white
  • greasepaint
  • makeup
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How to use blackface in a sentence

In 2019, when Northam came under fire for a photo from his 1984 medical school yearbook page depicting one person in blackface and another in Klan robes, Herring was among the first to call for him to resign over the incident.
NORTHAM ENDORSES NORFOLK DELEGATE FOR VIRGINIA ATTORNEY GENERAL, BYPASSING INCUMBENT HERRINGGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She addressed her use of blackface in a 2007 episode of her Comedy Central sitcom, “The Sarah Silverman Program,” even turning it into a penetrating bit.
SARAH SILVERMAN JUST WANTS TO MAKE THINGS RIGHTGEOFF EDGERSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Silverman, after telling the audience that blackface — under any circumstances — is wrong, invited actor Don Cheadle onstage to explain its history.
SARAH SILVERMAN JUST WANTS TO MAKE THINGS RIGHTGEOFF EDGERSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So it seems the racism of blackface has morphed into Blackfishing.
‘BLACKFISHING’: THE NEW BLACKFACE?TRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 19, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
The group also referred to Northam as “the blackface governor” and said he was “destroying the Commonwealth.”
CONSPICUOUS CONFEDERATE FLAG OVER I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY REMOVEDMICHAEL LARISOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Jerry was laughing immoderately, though I admit such blackface pleasantry appealed little to my sense of humor.
PARADISE GARDENGEORGE GIBBS
In the upper valleys of the Alps there are many local varieties, one of which at Ossola is like the Scottish blackface.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 1VARIOUS
They whisper it in a footnote, as it were, to their strident blackface statements about method.
THE I.W.W.PAUL FREDERICK BRISSENDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO BLACKFACE

  • blackface
  • clown white
  • greasepaint
  • makeup
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