The Best of Racism: Elementary School Student Removed From Class For Wearing Blackface To Look Like Martin Luther King.

a second grade student at Meridian Elementary in Colorado Springs, Colorado — ironically enough, named Sean King — who celebrated “wax museum day” at his school by dressing up as Civil Rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. The crux of the controversy: young Sean’s costume included not just a suit and tie, but um, blackface. According to reports, a faculty member saw the boy before going to class and notified the principal. School officials subsequently told the child to take off the make-up because the face paint violated the campus dress code. ……….
The Best of Racism: Elementary School Student Removed From Class For Wearing Blackface To Look Like Martin Luther King.

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