There's a difference between embracing abstract progressive principles, and grasping in depth what's involved, including your own privilege and blind spots.
Philip S. S. Howard
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for wearing blackface when he was a teacher and a student. Individualizing blackface incidents overlooks the larger problem of anti-Black racism.
Justin Trudeau's blackface revelations have opened up discussion on race in Canada in a way never seen before. Here are some tools to engage.
Long before 2001, most of us knew that imitating other cultures or ethnicities was not acceptable. Why didn't the young Justin Trudeau not know as much many years later?
Drag seems to be about men mocking women and femininity in way that is comparable to blackface or yellowface, why hasn't the LGBTQ community spoken out about this?
Bryan Van Hulst
December 6 marked the closure of the annual celebration of Sinterklaas, a Dutch children's festivity that has now become a highly charged political battleground because of the use of blackface.