Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Combine Blackface, Domestic Violence Jokes

Racism and Domestic Violence Jokes Unite for Ray Rice Halloween Costumes

Gawker's Hudson Hongo writes on the disturbing trend

by #teamEBONY, October 27, 2014

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Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Combine Blackface, Domestic Violence Jokes

Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Combine Blackface, Domestic Violence Jokes

As Deadspin explained earlier this week, dressing up as NFL wife-puncher Ray Rice for Halloween is a bad idea. Worse idea? Dressing up as Ray Rice in Blackface. Worst idea? Dressing up as Ray Rice in Blackface and proudly posting it on the Internet.

Yet, a quick search of the Instagram hashtag #rayrice turns up examples of people doing this, proving the Ray Rice wife-beating costume isn't just racist and misogynistic, but also painfully unoriginal.







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