Twenty-First Century Blackface We have one story of how blackface was alive and well on network television in Colombia until 2015.
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Twenty-First Century Blackface

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Twenty-First Century Blackface

Twenty-First Century Blackface

Twenty-First Century Blackface

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We have one story of how blackface was alive and well on network television in Colombia until 2015.

Racist impersonations of black people have been used as entertainment for hundreds of years. Chaloner Woods/Getty Images hide caption

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Racist impersonations of black people have been used as entertainment for hundreds of years.

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