Free Advice For White People: Should You Dress Up In Blackface This Halloween?

As you may have heard, dancer/actress/singer Julianne Hough of Dancing With The Stars fame dressed up at Crazy Eyes from Orange Is The New Black for Halloween. Hough is white. Crazy Eyes is black. So Hough decided to do go the extra mile with her costume and do the whole blackface thing.

Now, some of you white people out there may see this and wonder, “Gee, should I go out in blackface this Halloween?” That said, please allow Darth Vader to answer that question for you.


Just no.


The answer to the question, “Should I go out in blackface?” is always a resounding NOOOOOOOOO! Just don’t do it. It’s a terrible, terrible idea.

Carry on.

(Lead pic via Wikipedia Commons)