A Reader Alerts Us To A New Double Standard–Blackface An Atrocity, Whiteface Fine
From: An Anonymous Reader [Email him]
Just a note to your readers about blackface. Blackface is demeaning, racist and terrible, especially when accompanied by a derogatory fake name. It`s even worse when a fraternity at a Southern school does it at a party.
But when Nick Cannon [Twitter] a black actor and rap artist, does the reverse for public consumption, it`s all good clean fun:
Nick Cannon Wears Whiteface, Calls Himself ‘Connor Smallnut’ for ‘White People Party Music’ (Video), By Jordan Zakarin, The Wrap, March 24, 2014
So much for “people of color” never being bigoted, according to progressive dogma. This would be a career killer for most people in the Hollywood industry (i.e. Ted Danson appearing in blackface). But look for Cannon to get a major pass and for the extreme left to excuse it.
Both pictures are of Nick Cannon, but the picture on the left is what he really looks like: