Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs?
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Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs?

It's digital blackface, according to writer Victoria Princewill.

See if her arguments change your emoji habits.

Have your say on the BBC News Facebook page.

Warning: This video contains historical footage of blackface minstrel shows which you may find offensive.

  • 14 Aug 2017
  • From the section World
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