Racism is Alive and well in Canada
A quick glance at any of these media would tell you that images of blackface have been all but banned from the mainstream public domain. The old Hollywood movies where famous white American movie stars regularly donned blackface are almost never screened on television anymore, nor are the older versions of blackface cartoons like Bugs Bunny and Tom and Jerry. The supposed ignorance of these students prompts questions about who is allowed to be ignorant of shared histories of colonialism and racism.
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