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Iowa Teacher Wears Blackface to a Halloween Party

Fresh off the heels of Megyn Kelly's blackface comment, a teacher decided the rules didn't apply to her.

The "Megans" are at it again. Right after Megyn Kelly's ill-fated blackface comment, another Megan decided blackface was okay to wear to her local Halloween party.

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Megyn Kelly's Show Reportedly Ending After 'Blackface' Comment

Kelly won't be hosting Thursday's show, according to reports.

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UPDATE: Oct. 25, 2018 at 3:03 p.m. EST

NBC has confirmed that Megyn Kelly will not tape live shows for the rest of the week following controversial comments she made about blackface.

According to Page Six, Kelly is out at the network. Meanwhile, an NBC executive with knowledge of the situation, reportedly told DailyMail.com on Thursday: "Megyn Kelly is done. She is not ever coming back. We are just working out timing of the announcement but mark my word – she is gone and will never be seen on NBC live again."

ORIGINAL STORY

The backlash on social media was swift after Megyn Kelly questioned on her morning TV program on Tuesday whether or not using blackface for a Halloween costume is racist. "Megyn Kelly Today" is said to be on the chopping block.

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Megyn Kelly 'Apologizes' for On-Air 'Blackface' Comment

"Back when I was a kid, that was okay just as long as you were dressing as a character," Kelly said.

Screenshot from NBC

Megyn Kelly, host of her own daytime talk show on NBC, apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after she made comments defending racist Halloween costumes, specifically blackface, which prompted her to be immediately slammed on social media.

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Accusations of Blackface, Ghostwriting and Undisclosed Child Support: All in One Week

The drama between Drake and Pusha-T continues to play out on social media.

It seems fitting to open with a lethargic, "Sigh…" as this week's duel between rappers Drake and Pusha-T continues to play out in a gut-wrenching, "Hate & Hip Hop" kind of fashion.

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Texas Restaurant Defends 'Coon Chicken Inn' Blackface Caricature Sign

"Aunt Jemima, mammies, and lots of other Black collectibles are highly sought after, as is Americana collectibles with white characters," owners of Cook's Garage said in a Facebook post.

A neon sign from a 1920s restaurant called the "Coon Chicken Inn" contains a caricature of a Black man, with the name of the restaurant in his mouth. In 2017, the owners of Cook's Garage, a restaurant in predominantly white Lubbock, Texas, think it's appropriate to hang the racist sign in their establishment and call it "Americana History."

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FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black," "Caucasian," "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

Photos by TechCrunch writer Lucas Matney / TWITTER

Using face-altering apps on photos is common nowadays, but FaceApp continues to miss the mark with its filters. The app just launched in January and is again under fire for producing tone-deaf technology deemed racist by users.

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Racist Cartoon Disgraces State University in New York

Cloistered white students prove their ignorance in a spectacularly public way.

By Sheryl Estrada

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College Newspaper Publishes 'Most Racist Front Page in America'

SUNY Plattsburgh students are offended by the racist image.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Meet St. Nick's Assistant Black Pete

In the Netherlands, Santa Claus doesn't have elves. Instead, he has a Blackface assistant named Black Pete. After years of this tradition, some are finally calling the character racist.

By Julissa Catalan

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Blackface Is Back, This Time in a Baptist Church Boxing Match

A Baptist pastor caused major controversy for hosting a Blackface Boxing Match as part of the National Young Fundamentalist Conference.

By Julissa Catalan 

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Is This the Most Offensive Halloween Costume Ever?

"Ripped from the headlines" get-ups are popular almost every year, but where do some of this year's rank among the most offensive?

By Chris Hoenig

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