Not sure if your costume is racist or not? Consider the links below a public service announcement.


1) Seven Racist Costumes to Avoid This Halloween 

This is one is from the archives. Check out the illustrated list.


2) Ohio Students Warn Against Being a Racist Fool This Halloween

Controversy surrounding racially offensive Halloween costumes and theme parties have become a routine part of costume parties on college campuses. Check out Ohio University’s “Students Teaching About Racism in Society” (STARS) new ad campaign.


3) Need Halloween Ideas? Take Fashion Tips From This Adorable 5-Year-Old



4) Getting Halloween Right Amid Geisha, Indian, and Pimp Costumes 

Youth Radio’s Malachi Segers has a few tips for you. The Oakland based teen also interviews a spokesperson from one of the nation’s largest costume retailers about their racist costumes. A short radio story you do not want to miss!





5) There’s Always Ursula as a Backup 

Gloria Nava’s latest step by step makeup tutorial video teaches you how to look like the famous villain in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”

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