Takei Apologizes For Racial Slur

Posted by on July 5, 2015 2:03 pm
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Takei Apologizes For Racial Slur

“I was still seething, and I referred to him as a ‘clown in blackface’ to suggest that he had abdicated and abandoned his heritage,” Takei wrote Friday in a Facebook post. “This was not intended to be racist, but rather to evoke a history of racism in the theatrical arts. While I continue to disagree with Justice Thomas, the words I chose, said in the heat of anger, were not carefully considered.”

 

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