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Virginia's Attorney General admits to wearing blackface in college, dressing up like rapper Kurtis Blow

Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring admitted Wednesday that he wore blackface for a college party in the ‘80s to be “dressed like rappers” he listened to at the time.

“In 1980, when I was a 19-year-old undergraduate in college, some friends suggested we attend a party dressed like rappers...

Mark Herring said he and his friends dressed up like rappers they listened to, including Kurtis Blow, for a college party in 1980. ...