Alabama Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in College Skit

Maria Perez
Sep 1, 2019 - 12:00
Alabama Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in College Skit

Alabama Republican Governor Kay Ivey has issued an apology for wearing blackface during a skit while she attended Auburn University in the 1960s.

A recording of a radio interview from 1967 surfaced where Ivey, and her then-fiancé Ben LaRavia, discussed her participation in a Baptist Student Union party skit that year where she wore blackface....

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