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Ignorant-Bliss: Black Face and the Commodification of Race in Japan and America


So, this morning, my friend sends me this link from over at Japan Sociology.

It’s worth a read. It supposes a connection of contemporary use of black face in japan to imported western sentiments on black people and so forth…slavery yadda yadda.

I agree it gets part of the answer…

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  4. etheria said: Thanks for post this.
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    This hits all the right notes
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    Main take away in this article for me that is simply this - It does not matter whether or not the black face in Japan is...
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    Very much worth the read
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    Things I have been thinking about recently, perfectly verbalized by Ronald Wimberly, the smartest guy on the internet....
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