Carnival: Why blackfacing is still racist in 2015

The jury for the “Anglicism of the Year” has chosen “blackfacing” as the defining loanword of 2014. Little by little, an understanding is thus also emerging in Germany that racist caricaturing of black people has a tradition in this country. Especially at carnival time. Tahir Della, Jamie Schearer and Hadija Haruna – active with the Initiative Black People in Germany – have published an article on this in MiGAZIN.