Arts & Entertainment
After Blackface Scandal, Prada Agrees To "Landmark" Restorative Justice Settlement With NYC
In December 2018, a civil rights attorney noticed products with "Sambo-like imagery" at their Soho store.
Feb 5, 2020 2:52 PM
Two Of The Students Behind Racist Blackface Video No Longer At Poly Prep
One of the girls also posted an apology to Instagram.
Updated: Jan 23, 2019 3:58 PM
Students At Elite Brooklyn Prep School Say Racist Blackface Video Is 'Not An Isolated Incident'
A video circulating online shows two female students at a Brooklyn prep school wearing blackface and making ape gestures.
Updated: Jan 22, 2019 12:38 PM
Prada Vows To 'Examine The Processes' That Led Them To Sell Blackface Keychains
Prada has agreed to set up an advisory council to address issues of 'diversity, inclusion and culture.'
Updated: Dec 18, 2018 3:54 PM
Soho Prada Pulls 'Extremely Racist' Products With 'Blackface Imagery' From Window Display
A Prada storefront in Soho removed a controversial display on Friday morning amid mounting outrage that the merchandise featured "racist and denigrating blackface imagery."
Updated: Dec 14, 2018 4:16 PM
Blackface-Wearing MTA Supervisor Now Suspended Indefinitely (With Pay, Though)
A labor attorney says that public employees' private time behavior may be scrutinized.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 3:05 PM
Metro-North Employee Who Wore Blackface To Party Still Works For MTA Despite Colleagues' Complaints
Would you continue to employ a racist?
Updated: Jun 20, 2018 4:51 PM
4 LI Students Expelled For Carrying Confederate Flag, Posting Blackface Photo
It all started last week, then two seniors wore a Confederate flag to an intramural sports event.
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 11:53 AM
Daily Show's Jon Stewart Skewers Blackface Assemblyman And The "War On Purim"
"I'm sorry some people are crybabies. But in my defense I'm an adult man in NYC and didn't realize blackface was offensive."
Updated: Feb 27, 2013 2:07 PM
Black Leaders Gather At City Hall To Call For Head Of Blackface Assemblyman
"The governor needs to say something, and we need to go beyond condemnation verbally," declared City Councilman Charles Barron, who even got Mayor Bloomberg to chime in as he arrived at City Hall.
Updated: Feb 26, 2013 3:32 PM
Blackface Assemblyman: Cool If "I Played A Gay Person Next Year?"
"Would it be okay I played a gay person next year?" asked the elected official who wore blackface on Purim.
Updated: Feb 26, 2013 11:34 AM
Assemblyman Apologizes For Blackface After More Politicians Pile On
"I understand people's sensitivities. Nobody meant anything."
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 6:12 PM
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