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Assemblyman apologizes for 'black basketball player' costume

Assemb. Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) apologized Monday for his widely-publicized Purim getup, widely slammed as ill-advised.

At a news conference outside his Brooklyn home he pledged to be "a little more careful, a little more sensitive." He added: "I repeat, it was not meant to in any way hurt anyone. And those that were? I'm sorry. That was not my intention."

Here's the rest of the AP story.

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