“It’s not blackface, it’s just face paint”

Let me tell you a story.
I once worked at a company where a senior member of staff and a board-level member of staff came to a work event in blackface.
They sat on a bus for about 30 minutes with my colleagues, a member of HR and one of the co-MD’s of the company before I saw them (I was already at the venue). During that bus journey, no one confronted them, no one said anything. When I saw them, I confronted them…

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