TTC Extra: Trudeau's Brownface Controversy
September 20, 2019
The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has been roiled in a controversy stemming from old pictures recently unveiled featuring him in racist makeup. In one picture, he is seen wearing "brownface" attempting to look like a person of Middle Eastern origin. In another, he is seen wearing blackface, imitating a black man. Will this controversy cost him reelection?