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Nick Cannon Whiteface: Double Standard?

We ran an article earlier about singer Nick Cannon’s Instagram pic showing him in “whiteface” – wearing makeup to depict himself as a white man – accompanied by several racially stereotypical hashtags. Discussion has raged about Cannon’s stunt, which was intended to promote his new alum “White People Party Music”. (Check out that article, and join the discussion.) One of …

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Nick Cannon Whiteface Stunt Stirs Racism Charges

Fox News reports that a recent publicity stunt by America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon is stirring loads of controversy. The stunt involves a picture posted by Cannon to his Instagram account, showing the singer in “whiteface” – a makeup job that makes a black person look white – with the caption “It’s official… I’m White!!!” The picture and makeup …

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