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Connick denounces blackface performance

Newsweek: On the Australian variety hour "Hey Hey It's Saturday," guest judge and New Orleans native Harry Connick Jr. sputters in disbelief when a Jackson 5 impersonation group entirely in blackface appears onstage.
At about 4:40 into the clip, Connick launches into an impassioned race-relations lecture explaining why blackface is a bad thing.

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