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New York Assemblyman Refuses To Apologize For Blackface Costume

By Ian Millhiser  

"New York Assemblyman Refuses To Apologize For Blackface Costume"

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New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D) claims that it “never crossed his mind” why someone would be offended by the fact that he wore blackface, an Afro wig and a basketball jersey during a costume party he hosted to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim:

Although Hikind claims he meant no offense by wearing the racist costume, he also says he does not regret wearing it.

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