When all-black minstrel shows began to proliferate in the s, they often were billed as "authentic" and "the real thing".
Though there is backlash from international communities, Mexican society has not protested to have these images changed to racially sensitive images.
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The photograph showed Trudeau, wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands completely darkened.
Despite reinforcing racist stereotypes, blackface minstrelsy was a practical and often relatively lucrative livelihood when compared to the menial labor to which most black people were relegated.
Description: When Japanese toymaker Sanrio Corporation exported a darky-icon character doll the doll, Bibinba , had fat, pink lips and rings in its ears  in the s, the ensuing controversy prompted Sanrio to halt production.