NEW YORK— Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her ally New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio are taking heat for a race-based joke they made at a charity event over the weekend.

Appearing on stage at the Inner Circle Show, an annual New York comedic performance held for charity, Clinton set up the joke: “I just have to say thanks for the endorsement, Bill. Took you long enough,” she said, referring to the fact that he endorsed her months after she launched her campaign.

“Sorry Hillary, I was running on C.P. time,” de Blasio responded, seemingly referring to the slang term “colored people time.” The term alludes to the stereotype that African Americans are typically late…. read more here