Karl Eversmeyer, a GOP candidate running for township committee in Westampton, says the photos were taken out of context and that he will not "give in" to Democrats' demands.
Alice Livanart, a French cosplay champion, has been accused of wearing blackface in a costume that won her the France Cosplay Cup. The costume has been banned from the upcoming EuroCosplay finals after coming under fire for using blackface.
Craig Stivender, running for Colleton County sheriff in South Carolina, opened his campaign by immediately addressing "mistakes" he's made in the past including doing blackface at a party.
The Canadian prime minister apologised for wearing racist makeup during an appearance on Facebook Watch show "New Mom, Who Dis?"
We should use this moment to reflect on Canadian racism—and then be realistic about how the scandal informs our electoral choices.
Dumb and offensive attention-seeking antics almost two decades ago don't cancel out the man Justin Trudeau has become —and the kind of prime minister he has been to all Canadians.
Canadian Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "has lost the moral authority to govern," but his political career has not been entirely scandal-free either.
"I'm not going to make light of the situation," Trudeau said during a campaign stop in Saskatoon, Canada, on Thursday night.
Conservatives seized on the issue, with the party's leader Andrew Scheer declaring Trudeau "not fit to govern this country."
CSU President Joyce McConnell said the students did not violate any school policies for sharing information through their own social media accounts.
Char, who is not black, said, "to play my part in your kangaroo court — treating me like a black man, so today I'm going to be a black man."
"This type of behavior is not tolerated at Mizzou, and we understand how this impacts our entire community profoundly," the university's chancellor said.
"It was a bad mistake. We had no intention to offend," one of the men told KPBS in San Diego.
"Blackface photographs are inappropriate and offensive," Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy J. Paul Jr. said.
Pew notes in their Monday poll release "there are not enough black Republicans in the sample to analyze separately."
Governor Ralph Northam has rejected calls to resign, saying, "Virginia needs someone that can heal."
"I went around the state for two years in Florida saying that people shouldn't be judged forever by their worst day," said Andrew Gillum. "I feel that the governor's best suited to do that as a private citizen."
"The truth is important," Northam said.
The same is true of GOP Rep. Steve King—If nothing else, resigning as congressman to save your state's Senate seat should be a no-brainer.
Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini claims the photo was the result of two teenage friends who decided to dress up as each other for fun.
As two Virginia Democratic officials have found themselves embroiled in blackface controversies, 88 percent of Democrats think blackface is not acceptable. Forty-three percent of Trump voters agree, but some think it's OK, a new poll shows.
Northam's popularity has fallen off a cliff.
The governor did say that in a separate instance, he "darkened" his face with "a little bit of shoe polish" to appear as Michael Jackson for a dance performance in San Antonio.