Chinese ministry sparks outrage over Bollywood-inspired brownface video
China’s Ministry of Public Security has come under fire after posting a video that featured Chinese people in brownface.
The one-minute vide...
Film & TV
Hong Kong actor apologizes for ‘brownface’ portrayal of Filipino character following backlash
Canadian actor Franchesca Wong apologized to her Instagram followers after receiving backlash for using “brownface” to portray a Filipino d...
Michelle De Pacina
Chinese actor’s ‘brownface’ portrayal of a Filipino character on Hong Kong TV show draws backlash
Hong Kong horror TV show “Barrack O’Karma” sparked outrage when Chinese actor Franchesca Wong darkened her skin with make-up to portray a F...
Singer Resorts to Using Brownface in Music Video for Skin Whitening Product
A Malaysian singer has come under fire over the weekend after featuring an ethnically Chinese woman in brownface in his latest music video.
BYU Comedy Skit ‘Moana You Ugly’ Draws Backlash for Racism
A skit has been pulled from a Brigham Young University comedy troupe’s lineup after Pacific Islander activists accused the organizatio...
Heather Johnson Yu