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'A dumb thing to do': Justin Trudeau apologizes for brownface

IndiaTimes Thursday, 19 September 2019
Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign was hit Wednesday by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. The prime minister apologized and said ``it was a dumb thing to do.'' The photo depicts the then 29-year-old Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck.
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Justin Trudeau Apologizes for Wearing 'Brownface' in 2001 Photo. The Canadian PM admitted he wore 'brownface' makeup to an 'Arabian Nights'-themed party in 2001. . 'TIME' magazine published the photo. . Trudeau, 29 at the time, is seen wearing a turban and dark makeup on his face and hands. . Having...

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