Florida Mayor Appears In Photo With Man Wearing Blackface

by Daniel Payne · Sep 27th, 2019 3:24 pm
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Last Updated Nov 14th, 2019 at 4:07 pm

The mayor of a Florida town recently appeared in a photograph with an individual dressed up in blackface attire.

The photograph was taken at a “senior fashion show” with an African safari theme hosted by a local police department. The mayor, Roberto Martell of Medley, Florida, is seen in the photograph with two women and the blackface party-goer.

The mayor apologized for the photograph and said it would “not happen again.”

🔦 Other politicians, like Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have also been caught in blackface-related incidents.