Arizona State Reminds Fans: We Don't Trust You To Not Use Blackface, So Please Don't Paint Your Faces 

Arizona State football will hold its annual blackout game against Colorado this Saturday, so students and fans will dress in all black and throw off the opponent because a stadium full of fans wearing the same thing always rattles opponents who can’t handle color coordination. The university’s preemptively asking fans… »10/06/15 1:10pm

Italian Baseball Team's Major League Parody Gets Real Racist Real Fast

This starts out as a pretty great shot-for-shot remake of the American Express commercial from Major League. It's funny for a while—the costumes are right, and those Italian dudes are doing a good job at delivering their lines—but then you remember that the original scene ends with Willie Mays Hayes sliding into home… »3/18/14 10:23am

Putting Blackface On Your Baby To Make Him Look Like Mario Balotelli Is Adorable And Wrong

Whether or not the act of applying blackface is inherently offensive, there's a very important question the parents of Unknown Racist Internet Baby should have asked themselves first: Do you need the blackface for people to understand who he's supposed to look like? With the sponge mohawk and "Why Always Me?" onesie,… »3/04/13 10:35am

Until A Few Minutes Ago, Duke's Official Site Featured A Women's Lacrosse Player Wearing Blackface

The picture you see above is a screenshot from an article on GoDuke.com, the official site for Duke University athletics. In the photo are members of the women's lacrosse team, dressed up like the Little Rascals for Halloween. And wouldn't you know it, the one who dressed up as Buckwheat decided to put on blackface.… »11/12/12 9:35am

Texas Pumpkins Accused Of Racism Over Ron Washington Blackface Costumes

Two Dallas-area pumpkins have caused a stir over their costume choices for local Halloween contests. The pumpkins, one from Irving-based 21st Century Dental (left) and the other a part of the Dawson & Sodd law firm in Corsicana (right), showed up to a statewide "pumpkin contest" dressed in the offending attire. One… »10/28/11 4:15pm