October 31, 2013

“Speak out, educate, do not be intimidated by the apologists, and do not let extreme racism be mainstreamed. Hopefully there will come a time when we don’t need to tell our kids that Halloween is no excuse for hate, and that blackface has no place in a civilized society. “

-Christine Pelosi, Chair of the CA Democratic Party Women’s Caucus, Discussing racist Halloween costumes, Column for The Huffington Post, October 27, 2013

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