Dov Hikind, blackface, and an apology gone wrong

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Hikind is "sorry people were offended," by his blackface costume. [Celeste Katz]

Hikind said he didn't mean to offend anyone. [David K. Li, Lorena Mongelli and David Seifman]

A Times editor thinks Hikind's apology is weak. [Eleanor Randolph]

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"Dov Hikind Under Fire for Blackface Purim Costume" [Josh Nathan-Kazis]

Flashback: "New Look for Purim in Obama Era" in Borough Park. [John Del Signore]

"Assemblyman Dov Hikind, King of One-Way Sensitivity…" [Cord Jefferson]

"Brooklyn Assemblyman Defends Blackface" [Eyder Peralta]

"Assemblyman Defends Wearing Blackface to Party" [Thomas Kaplan]

The Anti-Defamation League criticized Hikind. [Jill Colvin]

Hikind "kind of apologizes." [Adam Chandler]

Piling on, from Albany. [Casey Seiler]

Retold, on Storyify. [Jacob Kornbluh]

2013

Blooomberg can't believe de Blasio and Liu are wavering on the garbage plan they voted for in 2006. [Erin Durkin]

REBNY took a shot at de Blasio after he took a shot at Quinn. [Andrew Hawkins]

City Hall / City Council

Bloomberg will be Stanford's commencement speaker. [Lisa Lapin]

20 schools will get a software engineering pilot program. [Jill Colvin]

Albany

Bloomberg wants Cuomo to do a soda-ban also. [NY1]

Cuomo's budget cuts spark a protest. [Staten Island Advance]

The Citizens Budget Commission sides with DiNapoli and Miner and against Cuomo. [Liz Benjamin]

Cuomo's letter to Mike Fayette. [James Odato]

Washington

"Italian Apparel Company Registered 'Jesus' as Trademark, Protects It Devoutly." [Jacob Gershman]