Celebrities in Blackface

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  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Bert Williams
  • Billy Crystal
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Robert Downey, Jr.
  • John Slattery
  • Judy Garland
  • Tommy Davidson
  • Ted Danson

Sarah Silverman on The Sarah Silverman Program

The Holocaust, ex-boyfriends and a variety of topics have all been targets of this brunette comedienne, but Silverman didn't win herself many fans in the Black community when she decided to call out racism by donning blackface for a skit. Prompted by a Black waiter who encourages her to "walk a mile in my shoes" after he overhears her moaning about getting dismissed at a white country club for being Jewish, Silverman covers her face in charcoal and calls herself Queen Latifah

(Photo: The Sarah Silverman Show via Comedy Central)

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