New York Assemblyman Refuses To Apologize For Blackface Costume

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.