Kelly’s ‘Blackface’ Remarks Amplify Halloween Costume Debate

Social media debates have focused on whether political correctness is spoiling the spirit of the holiday.

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PHOENIX (AP) — NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what’s appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like “Black Panther” have become hugely popular. The issue has reverberated across social media, from magazine articles about whether “Black Panther” is an OK costume for white children to protests against costumes that perpetuate Native American stereotypes. Social media…

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