Racist or not? Why some are criticizing Macklemore’s costume choice

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Racist. Macklemore in what some are calling a racist costume Friday.

SEATTLE — A racist outfit or just an ill-advised witches costume?

That’s what many on the internet debated this weekend as news of Macklemore’s outfit during a surprise concert Friday at the Experience Music Project sparked interest.

Macklemore took the stage Friday in Seattle wearing a black beard, a black wig and a notably long prosthetic nose. Many felt the costume mocked Judaism, and was a thinly veiled Jewish caricature.

Popular websites like the Daily Dot, the Slog and Buzzfeed criticized Macklemore for his outfit. Macklemore never addressed the costume…

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