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The Tom Hanks Blackface Controversy Is A Bit Confusing, Still Bad

A conservative website has posted a video from 2004 of Tom Hanks in a skit at a charity event which featured a man in blackface and an afro wig. Hanks has since apologized but Congress of Racial Equality spokesman Niger Innis is calling on the Obama team to cut ties with Hanks, who narrated their campaign documentary, "The Road We've Travelled."

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:33 a.m. ET

Posted on March 21, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. ET

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