John Tory Defends Blackface in 2012 Video

The Toronto mayor now admits that he was wrong.

An audio recording from 2012 resurfaced on Wednesday in which Mayor John Tory defended the practice of blackface, arguing that it “didn’t seem to fit into the definition of racism.” “I don’t get why it’s an issue at all,” he says in the video, posted early Wednesday morning by the Twitter user @JohnToryWatch. The comments were made during […]

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