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Four episodes of 30 Rock, featuring blackface, removed at Tina Fey's request : Apologise for the pain they caused
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Four episodes of 30 Rock, featuring blackface, removed at Tina Fey's request : Apologise for the pain they caused

Tina Fey said in a note to distributors that “I understand now that ‘intent’ is not a free pass for white people to use these images.”

Jimmy Kimmel apologises for blackface in '90s sketches: 'Looking back, many of these were embarrassing'
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Jimmy Kimmel apologises for blackface in '90s sketches: 'Looking back, many of these were embarrassing'

Jimmy Kimmel issued an apology for his 90s blackface impressions of NBA player Karl Malone and other Black celebrities but said his delay in addressing the subject came in part to avoid handing a victory to his foes.

Days after a staff-led uprising against racial injustice, Condé Nast faces 'overdue' reckoning
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Days after a staff-led uprising against racial injustice, Condé Nast faces 'overdue' reckoning

Condé Nast is one of many media organisations, including The New York Times, whose employees have questioned company leaders as people around the world have taken part in protests prompted by the killing of George Floyd.

Fawlty Towers episode The Germans temporarily removed from BBC streaming service UKTV over racial slurs
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Fawlty Towers episode The Germans temporarily removed from BBC streaming service UKTV over racial slurs

The full episode of Fawlty Towers is still being aired on Netflix and on Britbox, which is half-owned by the BBC, without any warnings or editing.

Justin Trudeau publicly apologises as decades-old images of PM in blackface makeup surface online, says behaviour was 'absolutely unacceptable'
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Justin Trudeau publicly apologises as decades-old images of PM in blackface makeup surface online, says behaviour was 'absolutely unacceptable'

Justin Trudeau publicly apologized for his 'absolutely unacceptable' behaviour, as decades-old images showing him in blackface makeup rocked his re-election campaign.

Peter Sellers' The Party is the go-to movie for expressing anger over brownface: Is the ire warranted?
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Peter Sellers' The Party is the go-to movie for expressing anger over brownface: Is the ire warranted?

I don’t really understand why Peter Sellers felt the need to darken his face for the role in The Party. While I don’t think it makes him look Indian, it certainly makes him look greasy and a little blotchy, unless the belief at the time was that Indians, as an entire race, were a greasy and blotchy people | Kuzhali Manickavel writes in her monthly column 'Allegedly Problematic'

Gucci gets embroiled in racism row after shoppers criticise sweater's similarity to blackface
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Gucci gets embroiled in racism row after shoppers criticise sweater's similarity to blackface

Gucci faced serious backlash when shoppers and online followers pointed out the 'balaclava jumper' which depicted a cut-out at the mouth of the sweater that was outlined in red

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta apologises for posting photo featuring people in blackface on social media
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Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta apologises for posting photo featuring people in blackface on social media

Iniesta's picture on Twitter and Instagram posted on Sunday showed his family and a group of people in costumes, taking part in the Three Kings Day celebration.

Spain football legend Andres Iniesta courts controversy after posing for picture with two friends in 'blackface'
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Spain football legend Andres Iniesta courts controversy after posing for picture with two friends in 'blackface'

Iniesta published the photo on Sunday on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, triggering overwhelmingly negative reactions and calls to take it down.