Tom Hanks and Glenn Frey were in a blackface comedy routine

http://twitter.com/#!/mboyle1/status/181962372129357824

From the Daily Caller:

Video footage obtained by The Daily Caller shows Hollywood screen legend Tom Hanks and Eagles musician Glenn Frey at a 2004 fundraising auction, playfully interacting with a white man dressed as an African native, complete with blackface makeup and a giant Afro wig.

In response to the video, Congress of Racial Equality national spokesperson  Niger Innis has called on President Obama to remove Hanks’ narration from his  campaign film. Innis called the incident “an orchestrated, heinous, and racist ‘Stepin Fetchit’ routine that Mr. Hanks was a part of.”

Don’t worry, gentlemen, Hollywood stars get a pass for this sort of thing. Republicans and white college kids, on the other hand . . . .

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/03/20/tom-hanks-and-glenn-frey-were-in-a-blackface-comedy-routine/

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