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Channel 4 says ‘erasing creative history is not a quick fix’ amid removals of shows with blackface

Channel 4 says ‘erasing creative history is not a quick fix’ amid removals of shows with blackface

Channel 4 says ‘erasing creative history is not a quick fix’ amid removals of shows with blackface Channel 4 says ‘erasing creative history is not a quick fix’ amid removals of shows with blackface Channel 4 has said “erasing our creative history” is not a “quick fix” for issues such as racism, after Netflix removed a scene from its comedy …

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Eiza González apologises for wearing blackface in telenovela

Eiza González apologises for wearing blackface in telenovela

Eiza González apologises for wearing blackface in telenovela Eiza González apologises for wearing blackface in telenovela The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Actor Eiza González has apologised for wearing blackface in a past telenovela appearance. Images of Ms González in the make-up resurfaced on social media amid …

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W/ Bob & David stars defend show after Netflix removes blackface sketch

W/ Bob & David stars defend show after Netflix removes blackface sketch

W/ Bob & David stars defend show after Netflix removes blackface sketch W/ Bob & David stars defend show after Netflix removes blackface sketch Bob Odenkirk and David Cross have defended their show W/ Bob & David after Netflix removed a sketch featuring blackface from its platform. Titled “Know Your Rights”, the 2015 sketch featured Cross as Gilvin Daughtry, the …

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Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning

Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning

Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning Blackface on British TV Finally Faces a Reckoning Black comedians had been pointing out that using blackface in comedy was wrong “for years,” she added. “We were told we had no sense of humor. We were told we were being negative,” she said. “We were told that it was sour grapes, that …

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Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio

Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio

Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio Harry Enfield prompts uproar after defending blackface and using racial slur live on BBC radio Harry Enfield has sparked outrage after using the word “c**n” in an interview defending blackface. The comedian, who last donned blackface to play actor Harry Belafonte in a 2014 comedy …

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Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns

Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns

Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns Little Britain removed from BBC iPlayer, Brit Box and Netflix over blackface concerns Little Britain has been removed from BBC iPlayer and BritBox amid concerns about its use of blackface and racist humour. The removal of the sketch series, starring David Walliams and Matt Lucas, followed its …

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Jamie Foxx defends Jimmy Fallon against blackface backlash: ‘Let this one go’

Jamie Foxx defends Jimmy Fallon against blackface backlash: ‘Let this one go’

Jamie Foxx defends Jimmy Fallon against blackface backlash: ‘Let this one go’ Jamie Foxx defends Jimmy Fallon against blackface backlash: ‘Let this one go’ Jamie Foxx has defended Jimmy Fallon against criticism related to a resurfaced video of the TV host wearing blackface. Fallon has faced renewed backlash over the past few days over a 2000 Saturday Night Live clip, …

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Jimmy Fallon condemned for wearing blackface in resurfaced SNL sketch from 2000

Jimmy Fallon condemned for wearing blackface in resurfaced SNL sketch from 2000

Jimmy Fallon condemned for wearing blackface in resurfaced SNL sketch from 2000 Jimmy Fallon condemned for wearing blackface in resurfaced SNL sketch from 2000 A clip of Jimmy Fallon wearing blackface in an SNL sketch from 2000 has resurfaced online, leading to widespread criticism. In the video, the host of The Tonight Show can be seen impersonating comedian Chris Rock. …

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