Down Under, Maybe the Last Place Left on Earth Where Blackface Is Still A Laugh Riot

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Abby Zimet

We Know Change Comes Hard But This Is Ridiculous Dept: For a marketing stunt, Qantas Airways - slogan: Spirit of Australia - chose as the winners of a ticket giveaway for a big soccer match two guys who dressed up...umm...like this. The airline thought it was so hilarious they posted the photo on Twitter. Icing on the cake: these guys were supporting the Wallabies team; they were playing the All Blacks.

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