20 February 2010
"After a whirlwind of a year for female models undergoing blackface with less than favorable reactions, it is surprising to say the least that L’Officiel Hommes would take a risk and charter this territory."
-via The Fashionisto
1 : a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race
2 : racial prejudice or discrimination
Pros: via HuffPost
Cons: via FashionBombDaily
"The editors at Jezebel say, “What Klein and Roitfeld should know…is that painting white people black for the entertainment of other white people is offensive in ways that stand entirely apart from cultural context...something about the act of portraying a white woman as black ought to sound an alarm, somewhere.'”
Commentary on the ANTM blackface episode via Stitching About TV
...and MissOmniMedia picks apart the whole thing.
There are so many more examples out there. What gives?