blackface

Organizers of the National Young Fundamentalists Conference are the latest group to come under fire for a boxing match skit involving blackface.

Joseph Pickens, a pastor’s assistant, took a picture of himself dressed as Mr. T and posted the image to his Twitter page. It has sense been delete. 

From Mediate:

Pastor Jeff Fugate, who oversaw the event at the Clay Mills Road Baptist Church, profusely apologized for the offensive display, pleading ignorance. “I apologize if I offended someone, I don’t even know as a pastor what those skits will be,” he said.

Read more at Mediate

Watch the match:

Acting as Mr. T, Pickens fought in the ring against another man pretending to be Curly from “The Three Stooges.”

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