Chinese State TV Rings in the New Year With a Blackface Fiasco

[ad_1] via CCTV Despite its racist origins and painful history, blackface keeps showing up on TV in China. On Thursday night local time, the opening performance of state-run broadcaster CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featured Chinese men and women smeared in dark makeup, dressed in mismatched costumes meant to evoke “African tribal” attire. Ululations with a … Read more