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Sat Jun 29, 2019, 08:54 PM

Colombia: where performances of blackface continue

29 Jun 2019

Symeon Brown
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The tradition of blackface, where white people put on dark make-up to caricature black people, is now widely condemned as racist and offensive.

But thatís not the case everywhere.

In Colombia, performances of blackface continue. And what makes them different is that they are carried out by people descended from the countryís African slaves.

Video at link:

https://www.channel4.com/news/colombia-where-performances-of-blackface-continue

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