David Byrne Blackface in 1984 Video Forced Him to Apologize

David Byrne apologized for wearing Blackface in stop making sense promotion video
The New York Times

David Byrne Blackface made him trouble

“Recently a journalist pointed out something I did in a promo video skit in 1984 for the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense,” he wrote on Twitter. “In the piece, I appear as a number of different characters interviewing myself, and some of the characters portrayed are people of color.”



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