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Young Chiefs fan calls blackface claims ‘scary,’ sues Deadspin

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2024
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In an exclusive interview with NewsNation’s “On Balance,” the nine-year-old boy accused of wearing blackface to a Kansas City Chiefs game is speaking out after his parents filed a lawsuit against website Deadspin, alleging defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Holden Armenta, a young Chiefs fan of Native American heritage, found himself at the center of a controversy after Deadspin published an article by Carron J. Phillips titled, “The NFL needs to speak out against the Kansas City Chiefs fan in Black face, Native headdress” in November. The article accused Armenta of wearing blackface despite footage...

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