Skip to comments.Blackface Is Big in Germany
Posted on 02/13/2014 9:19:41 PM PST by rktman
Despite a growing backlash against it, blackface is still popular in Germany, where people insist they aren't racist
With Karneval ready to kick off later this month, many in Germany are picking out their festive getups and preparing to drink as much Hefeweizen as humanly possible. Unfortunately, some of the costume adslike this one, eloquently titled Gaylord Afro Wig, Wet Look for Meninvite revelers to dress up in blackface.
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Black face is also popular in Japan. One of Japan’s elite Doo-wop groups with popular following, Rats&Stars, frequently has performed in black face. Sunday afternoon gatherings where Japanese young men gather to imitate 50s American rock-a-billy and young hood dancing also have people show up in black face.
blackface is relativistic
it wouldnt be funny if they ever approached the speed of white
What are they thinking, this is really serious! It's not like they were just being anti semites, my gosh this is real racism!(cause it targets Blacks)
Oh, no! Imagine if they just ignored blacks entirely! Perish the thought!
Europe will always be racist in a gentle way until that basic feeling is unleashed as it was in the 1914’s in Bosnia and in the 1940’s in Germany, France and other European countries.
It’s just human nature — that’s why muslims want to be among muslims, Christians among Christians, Hutus among Hutus and conservatives among conservatives and Texans among Texans.
The only difference between the US and Europe is — they don’t have an NAACP.
|NAME||Santa Claus||Sinter Klaas|
|MODE OF TRAVEL||Flying Sleigh/magic reindeer||Boat|
|BAD KIDS ...||Get a lump of coal||Get abducted to ... Spain|
Will these whiners ever get it into their pea brains that ‘blackface’ just might be admiration, not bias?
Jeeves and Wooster!
In this case, only Wooster. Jeeves would never get his face all messy. In the hilarious episode, “Kidnapped!” The Drones club members collectively decide to take up the banjo, and accept a performance in blackface for an American kid’s birthday party. Only Wodehouse could pull off such a ridiculous story.
What if, in the US, it was found wearing a blackface lowered the rate of skin cancer?
I thought that bad kids in the US could no longer receive a lump of coal. At least if their parents, er I mean Santa Claus, is being environmentally gorrect. I mean correct. Maybe replaced by a stalk of rhubarb or something. ;>}
Speedy is my middle name.
my eye doc says i need new glasses and he may be right because between the long and short of it i thot it said speedo
Speedo es mi tio de Ciudad Juarez.
i just read the back of the bottle twice and it doesnt say that anywhere
and the front desk at this holiday inn says i have to pay for another night
"Don't give your right name! No! No! No!"---Fats Waller
dont worry i (right) left that part out
I notice the post with the add for the 1920s blackface kit has been removed by the mods even though it has been posted on FR many times before with no trouble.
Maybe it was just too blackface.