Craig Stivender, a Republican candidate for Colleton County sheriff in South Carolina, released a photo of himself in blackface in a recent campaign video. He says he was dressed as Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the Black Mafia family. “[If] I’m going to run on honesty and integrity, I’m willing to put out things bad about me,” he said.

Craig Stivender, a Republican candidate for Colleton County sheriff in South Carolina, released a photo of himself in blackface in a recent campaign video. He says he was dressed as Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the Black Mafia family. “[If] I’m going to run on honesty and integrity, I’m willing to put out things bad about me,” he said.