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Is Your Halloween Costume Racist? Check This Flowchart

Is Your Halloween Costume Racist? Check This Flowchart

by Jamilah King on October 30 2014, 11:48AM

Don’t be a jerk.

Topics: Culture

Janay Rice Speaks Out About Those Racist Domestic Violence Halloween Costumes

Janay Rice Speaks Out About Those Racist Domestic Violence Halloween Costumes

by Jamilah King on October 27 2014, 10:05AM

She’s being victimized all over again.

Topics: Culture

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don't Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don’t Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 12:03PM

This collection of eight posts should resolve any confusion you may still have about this.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs, /NOW

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 2:16PM

‘So ignorantly tasty’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

What Do People Get Out of Racist Costumes? A Cognitive Psychologist Explains

What Do People Get Out of Racist Costumes? A Cognitive Psychologist Explains

by Jamilah King on October 31 2013, 11:20AM

It’s one thing to repeatedly warn against wearing racist costumes. But it’s another thing entirely to understand why people wear them in the first place

Topics: Arts & Culture

PSA: Stay Away From White People This Halloween

PSA: Stay Away From White People This Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 31 2013, 10:08AM

If you want to survive, you should stay inside.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Eight 'Ethnic' Halloween Costumes That Went Horribly Wrong

Eight ‘Ethnic’ Halloween Costumes That Went Horribly Wrong

by Jamilah King on October 31 2013, 10:00AM

Friends don’t let friends look like racist idiots on Halloween.

Topics: Arts & Culture

A Brief Halloween History on Why Blackface Is Always a Bad Idea

A Brief Halloween History on Why Blackface Is Always a Bad Idea

by Jamilah King on October 30 2013, 1:52PM

Considering such a costume this Halloween? Stop.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Queer Comics of Color Look at the Racism of Hipster Halloweens

Queer Comics of Color Look at the Racism of Hipster Halloweens

by Jamilah King on October 29 2013, 11:42AM

Julio Salgado and Tina Vasquez show that you’re not alone in your Halloween anxiety.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Awful Halloween Costumes Cont'd: Bloody Asiana Flight Attendants

Awful Halloween Costumes Cont’d: Bloody Asiana Flight Attendants

by Jamilah King on October 28 2013, 12:51PM

The crash killed three people and left dozens of people with life-altering injuries but, apparently, that’s funny to these folks.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 28 2013, 9:28AM

And if that doesn’t turn your stomach, then this might: the costume includes blackface and a bloodstained hoodie.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Here's Your Reminder Not to Be a Whack Racist This Halloween

Here’s Your Reminder Not to Be a Whack Racist This Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 24 2013, 10:46AM

It’s just not cute.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Here's How You Can Dress Your Child Up Like a Famous Artist This Halloween

Here’s How You Can Dress Your Child Up Like a Famous Artist This Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 7 2013, 2:00PM

Dear parents, Still looking for Halloween ideas for the kids? Look no further. Here’s how you can dress your adorable child up like a famous artist this year. Why? Well, why not? For instance, check out this Frida Kahlo costume…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Penn State Plans March To Counter Sorority's Mexican-themed Halloween Photo

Penn State Plans March To Counter Sorority’s Mexican-themed Halloween Photo

by Jorge Rivas on December 11 2012, 11:17AM

Penn State officials chose not to pursue any disciplinary actions but the student body is planning it’s own action later this week.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Confused About Whether Your Costume is Racist or Not?

Confused About Whether Your Costume is Racist or Not?

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 12:37PM

Confused About Whether Your Costume is Racist or Not? Here’s your last minute checklist.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ohio Students Warn Against Being a Racist Fool This Halloween

Ohio Students Warn Against Being a Racist Fool This Halloween

by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 12:35PM

Controversy surrounding racially offensive Halloween costumes and theme parties have become a routine part of the holiday on college campuses. One student group wants to make a difference.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Halloween Love For Prince's Purple Rain -- From a Toddler

Halloween Love For Prince’s Purple Rain — From a Toddler

by Noelle de la Paz on October 31 2011, 7:35PM

Little El’Leon may only be 2-years-old, but he can already sing the hook to the singer’s iconic “Purple Rain.”

Topics: Celebrate Love, Halloween

Big Bank Law Firm Mocks Foreclosed Homeowners on Halloween

Big Bank Law Firm Mocks Foreclosed Homeowners on Halloween

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2011, 11:50AM

Employees for the New York-based law firm Steven J. Baum think it’s funny when families lose their homes.

Topics: Economy

Can Your Halloween Costume Be Racist, Even If You Aren't? [Reader Forum]

Can Your Halloween Costume Be Racist, Even If You Aren’t? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on October 31 2011, 10:38AM

In our most-commented post ever, readers dig deep into the rules of casual Halloween racism, in light of a viral new campaign by Ohio student group STARS.

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Ohio Univ. Activist Explains 'We're a Culture, Not a Costume' Campaign Play

Ohio Univ. Activist Explains ‘We’re a Culture, Not a Costume’ Campaign

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2011, 10:08AM

Activist Stephanie Sheeley talks to Colorlines.com about the anti-racist Halloween campaign that’s gone viral.

Topics: Halloween, Schools & Youth

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