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NEWS FEED THURSDAY: Blackface is for Trudeau, Progressives & Democrats

J Robert Smith

  • Sept. 19, 2019
  • 2 min read

Canada’s progressive prime minister, Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 photo emerged in a Time magazine report showing him wearing brown-face makeup to an “Arabian Nights” party at the private school where he was teaching.

“I shouldn’t have done that. I should have known better, but I didn’t and I’m really sorry,” Trudeau told reporters. “I take responsibility for my decision to do that. I shouldn’t have done that. I should’ve known better. It was something that I didn’t think was racist at the time but now I recognize that it was something racist to do and I’m deeply sorry.”

— Fox News, September 19, 2019
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