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  2/25/2013, Adar 15, 5773

NY Assemblyman Criticized for Purim Costume Choice

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind has received flack from the media for wearing blackface makeup, an afro wig and a basketball jersey to a Purim costume party. 

The Democratic Assemblyman told CBS Newsradio he meant no offense by the costume and doesn't regret wearing it to a party he hosted in his Brooklyn home.