Russian makeup artist Sergey Lyubimov just did blackface for his latest Instagram transformation, and remains unapologetic about it.
Meet Nyakim Gatwick the model taking down beauty barriers one Instagram at a time [Photo: Instagram/queenkim_nyakim]Model Nyakim Gatwech loves her black skin and she’s not prepared to put up with anyone trying to shame her for it. So when she was once asked by an Uber driver if she’d consider bleaching her skin for $10,000 she couldn’t help but laugh. Then when she stopped laughing she issued this brilliant response: “Why on earth would I ever bleach this beautiful melanin?” Clapping hands emoji.
Despite stating his intent was not about "race change," some of Paintdatface’s Instagram followers took offense and called his latest work “blackface.”
Just ask Mimi Mbah. A few of her Intagram snaps were recently shared by Twitter page @_AFRICANS_. “No thanks I wouldn’t trade my skin colour for the world,” she fired back to a social media round of applause.
Kendall Jenner stars in Pepsi's controversial advert which sends the message that a fizzy drink can solve police brutality.
When Brandi and Nick Brenner promised to buy their daughter a present after being potty-trained, they didn’t expect it to turn into an ordeal.
Meghan Markle has never been quiet when it comes to issues within Hollywood. Now, she has spoken about the ‘whitewashing’ treatment given to her and other celebrities who have “ethnically ambiguous” appearances. “To this day, my pet peeve is when my skin tone is changed and my freckles are airbrushed out of a photo shoot,” she told Allure.
Last week, a mom from Louisville, Ky. went viral after she posted a sweet exchange with her 5-year-old son on Facebook. In it, she shared how her son Jax wanted to shave his head so he could look just like his best friend Reddy. “He said he couldn’t wait to go to school on Monday with his hair like Reddy’s so that his teacher wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
Meghan Markle – otherwise known to most of the world as Prince Harry’s girlfriend – has received her fair share of shocking comments over the past few months. Yesterday, Meghan published a piece on the racism her family has endured. Meghan goes on to say how much the story still “haunts” her.
17-year-old Aaron from Houston, Texas, has seen his powerful outfit go viral. The tee, which reads: “Why be racist, sexist, homophobic or transphobic when you could just be quiet?”, is sold by Etsy store, Green Box Shop.