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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Apologizes for “Brownface” Photo

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night after a photo surfaced of him wearing brownface to a party back in 2001.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted he “made a mistake” late Wednesday after a photo surfaced of him wearing brownface makeup to an “Arabian Nights”-themed gala at the Vancouver private school where he taught in 2001.

The picture, found in West Point Grey Academy’s yearbook and published by TIME, shows Trudeau with his face, neck and hands darkened—along with him wearing a turban and robes. While he was not the only one pictured in costume at the gala, he appeared to be the only one pictured in brownface.

Continue reading the full article at the Daily Beast.

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