Dov Hikind

New York News
4:49 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

NY assemblyman stands by 'Afro-costume'

Assemblyman Dov Hikind in costume.
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A veteran New York Assemblyman says he meant no offense when he wore blackface makeup, an Afro wig, and a basketball jersey to a costume party. 

Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind  tells CBS Newsradio 880 in New York he doesn't regret the costume he wore to a party he recently held at his home in Brooklyn for the Jewish holiday of Purim.

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