But Is It Really Racist?
The article A Halloween Risk: Racism in Disguise written by Bee Shapiro in the New York Times from October 30th 2013 explores the idea that certain Halloween costumes can be considered racist or offence. The article uses the example of Juilanne Hough who went to a Halloween party dressed as Crazy Eyes, a character from the hit show Orange is The New Black. Juilanne smeared dark make up over her face to portray the actress Uzo Aduba. The author compared Juilanne to another Hollywood known couple dressed up as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, one wearing a... [+] Read more