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Just Say No to Blackface: Neo-Minstrelsy and the Power to Dehumanize
Dr. David J. Leonard
Although some may dismiss the photos and Mr. Marrus' behavior as youthful indiscretion, as something of the past, and as harmless, these photos point to a larger history, one that whites have yet to reconcile within contemporary culture.
"Color Blindness" Is Denial
Warren J. Blumenfeld
We must not and cannot dismiss these incidents as simply the actions of a few individuals, for racism and other forms of oppression exist on multiple levels. These incidents are symptoms of larger systemic national problems.
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