From Blackface To Blackfishing : Code Switch Okay, news cycle: you win. We're talking about blackface. This week, we delve into the hidden history of "blackening up" in popular culture — from a certain iconic cartoon mouse's minstrel past to Instagram models trying to pass as black.

From Blackface To Blackfishing

From Blackface To Blackfishing

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Okay, news cycle: you win. We're talking about blackface. This week, we delve into the hidden history of "blackening up" in popular culture — from a certain iconic cartoon mouse's minstrel past to Instagram models trying to pass as black.

A sheet music poster from 1937 of Amos 'n' Andy, a popular radio show. Ric Francis/Associated Press hide caption

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A sheet music poster from 1937 of Amos 'n' Andy, a popular radio show.

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