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Have You Seen This Man Who Wore Blackface To Rob A Bank In Cedar Rapids?

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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – For the second time in two weeks, a Cedar Rapids bank becomes the target of armed robbery. Police say a man walked into the Guaranty Bank Branch on Jacolyn Drive Northwest around 10 o’clock Monday morning. The robber was wearing some sort of makeup to make his skin appear darker. The Cedar Rapids Police Department says they have officers doing regular checks on these banks; they’re also working on several special initiatives with bank personnel. However, it hasn’t slowed these robbers down. “It is a good neighborhood, definitely a good side of town to be on,” says resident Dustin Coppess. “Seems like no matter where you’re at anymore, something’s going down.” And for the second time in as many weeks, it did go down – yet another armed robber in disguise at Guaranty bank. “Obviously, yeah, it is a problem,” Coppess says. It’s a sentiment echoed by police Chief Wayne Jerman. “Anytime someone displays a weapon and commits a robbery, it’s a very serious crime,” Jerman says.

Whoops!  When are white people going to realize using blackface just is a bad idea in general?  A really bad idea.  We should stop doing it.  Not only is it incredibly offensive and racist but it looks dumb as fuck.  Like what did this guy think?  He would rob the bank with blackface on, not a single person would realize that it’s make up, they’d think it was a black guy that robbed the bank and he would be free to count his money wherever he wanted?  Unfortunately I’m sure that’s exactly what the thought which makes him an even bigger moron.  But even the news anchor was like, “Well that’s clearly some sort of make up on his face.”  The jig is up buddy.  Now if/andwhen he gets caught and goes to jail, he’s going to be the guy who wore blackface to rob a bank.  I’m sure that’ll go over real well.

All I’m saying is (and this goes for bank robbers, people dressing up for Halloween, whatever) when you buy the makeup for black face and are staring yourself in the mirror putting it on, just stop.   Stop, put it down and go to that Halloween party as a Blues Brother or a sexy nurse.  If you put that make up on and leave the house, it’s not going to end well.  I promise.  You’re either rightfully going to get the shit beat out of you by a bunch of black guy or you’re going to end up on Barstool or both.