Why Blackface is Never Okay
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Blackface, Life on Other Planets, Chinese Storm Clouds
Episode: Blackface, Life on Other Planets, Chinese Storm Clouds
- Feb 11, 2019 11:00 pm
- 16:55 mins
Guest: David Pilgrim, PhD, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Founder and Curator of the Jim Crow Museum, Ferris State University The governor of Virginia continues to face pressure to resign but said over the weekend he'll serve out his term with an emphasis on race and equity. Politicians, fashion brands, and TV show hosts have all come under scrutiny recently for blackface. To understand the controversy, you need to know the history of the practice.