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Conservatives Spreading Image Claiming Hillary Clinton Wore Blackface Costume
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The internet is overflowing with fake images these days, making it hard to know what to believe. But Gizmodo is here to help. Thankfully, no. If you look around, you can even find versions of the whip with a green-screen layer added to the end of the lash. Where did the macabre tale about a human spine come from?
Chelsea Clinton hit back at the "rightwing internet" after it was accused of spreading a fake photo it claimed showed former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in blackface, standing beside her husband, former President Bill Clinton. Sharing a news story about the image, Chelsea Clinton said the photo looked "nothing like my parents," noting that "the woman's eyes aren't even blue. Clinton, a mother of two children, said it was up to "fellow white parents" to "teach our kids about the racist history of minstrelsy and blackface. To help, the former first daughter shared a link to a page on the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture's website discussing blackface and "birth of an American stereotype. According to the Smithsonian, which cites historian Dale Cockrell, minstrelsy was "invented" by poor and working-class whites who felt "squeezed politically, economically and socially from the top, but also from the bottom" as a way of expressing the oppression they felt as members of the majority "but outside for the white norm.
A photo of two people, one of whom is in blackface, has been circulating online for years with the unfounded claim that it shows Bill and Hillary Clinton. The confessions of politicians who once dressed in blackface have been littering the headlines recently, which has led to a heap of phony claims on social media that Hillary Clinton was once pictured in blackface. Snopes first debunked that claim when the picture of two people, apparently at a costume party, began circulating widely online in early At that point, Snopes found the earliest use of the photo came from a Twitter account that posted it in , suggesting that it showed the Clintons without explicitly saying so. He was right. The photo has been shared thousands of times, once prompting an apology from a surrogate for Donald Trump who retweeted it during the campaign. Merica, Dan and Nobles, Ryan.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, is in hot water for a photo that appeared on his yearbook page that depicts two individuals in racist garb, one in a Ku Klux Klan outfit and the other in blackface. The image is rightfully offensive. Conservatives on Twitter and other social media outlets have begun sharing an image of both Hillary and Bill Clinton, allegedly at a costume party. The man whom they claim is Bill is dressed as a hillbilly, while the woman whom they say is Hillary has covered her face in minstrel paint.
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