Authorities at the University of Missouri fired a campus police officer after a photo of him wearing blackface emerged.
The photo shows Marcus Collins of the MU Police Department wearing blackface as part of a costume of rapper Flava Flav. It was taken before Collins started working for the department, according to ABC 17 News. The image, which was reportedly hared on social media, was sent to MU on Tuesday morning. When confronted with the photo, Collins admitted it was him — and hours later, he was terminated, according to MU police spokesman Christian Basi.