Blackface at Universities

Numerous recent and past incidents of blackface have been in the news recently. Here is a very partial list. (Content warning: The links below contain images and language that some readers may find offensive.)

Eastern Virginia Medical School, where VA Governor Ralph Northam’s personal page includes one person in blackface and another in a KKK uniform. (Northam claims that he is not in the picture, though admits to wearing blackface in a dance contest.)

Virginia Military Institute and University of Richmond: blackface in yearbooks

University of Maryland at College Park, George Washington University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Wake Forest University, and Millsaps College

UVA has a history of blackface incidents

University of Oklahoma, blackface video

California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, blackface photographs

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