AUSTRALIAN WOMEN HOSTS AFRICAN PARTY iS IT RACIST OR FUNNY!!!! YOU DECIDE!!!!

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“According to the daily news Australian woman is being skewered online for hosting an “African themed” 21st birthday party featuring guests in blackface and cartoonish jungle costumes.The woman, identified only as Olivia, posted several insensitive pics from the party to Facebook in September, but they went viral after Tumblr user Black in Asia spotted them and reposted them last week.BuzzFeed and Jezebel first reported on the pictures on Monday.Guests at the bash partied in black or brown body paint, George of the Jungle-style costumes and cheetah-print loincloths, the photos showed.Others wore dreadlock wigs, tribal-style paint and other mock-traditional garb.One guest inexplicably donned a hooded Klu Klux Klan costume.“Attendees were all asked to wear ‘African themed’ clothing to depict the continent and this is what resulted… blackface, elephant and gorilla costumes, warpaint, native American headdresses (?!) and more…. I’m at a loss for words,” Tumblr user Black in Asia wrote.“And yes, this is from 2013.”The young woman later took to Tumblr to defend herself.“It was my ‘African themed’ party and it was honestly made that theme because I have always wanted to go to Africa (to teach english) but haven’t made it there yet,” she wrote.“In no way was this party intended to hurt anyones (sic) feelings or upset anyone at all.”

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