Virginia Attorney General Admits He Wore Blackface

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. CREDIT: MDFriendOfHillary

(From the Hill)

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) on Wednesday said he had worn blackface to a party while he was an undergraduate in college, deepening a political crisis that has now ensnared the three top officials in the Commonwealth’s government. . . .

“In 1980, when I was a 19-year old undergraduate in college, some friends suggested we attend a party dressed like rappers we listened to at the time, like Kurtis Blow, and perform a song,” Herring said in a statement.

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