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Race, Guilt and Innocence: Facing Blackfacing in Contemporary German Theater  

Source: project Muse Author: Katrin Sieg Abstract In the spring of 2012, the use of blackface/blackfacing in German theater, long an unremarked-upon practice, became the object of public protest, and prompted heated debates about the politics of race and representation. Through a discussion of the Deutsches Theater’s production of Unschuld (Innocence) by Dea Loher, which stirred…

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ENPAD condemns the police brutality against Black persons in Cova da Moura, Lisbon

The European Network of People of African Descent (ENPAD) condemns the police brutality against Black persons in Cova da Moura, Lisbon   In the light of the recent and recurring events of police brutality against Black people in European countries, the United States and beyond, Portuguese police have now added to this structural violence. During…

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