Do people even understand why blackface is fucked up?
It seems like some want to throw it all in the same basket. Blackface wasn't just about white people using makeup to try an look like black people. In fact, attempts by whites to realistically look like black people are kinda the polar opposite of blackface, since part of blackface revolved around exaggerating black features.
I don't understand white people's obsession with blackface anymore than I do their obsession with wanting to be able to say the word "nigga," but we should all be able to understand there is a difference between what RDJ did in Tropic Thunder and this: