It's 2009 and I've written two pieces in one week about blackface
. What is wrong with this picture? And I ask that question in both a colloquial and literal manner.
The newest offender
is French Vogue. This month's issue contains a 14-page spread of model Lara Stone appearing in blackface. There is no reference to it in the text of the magazine. Is this art? Were they aiming for an ethnic look? Why