Students At Homewood-Flossmoor Hold Walkout In Response To Blackface VideoA controversial video showing students in blackface led to a walkout at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
Some Homewood-Flossmoor Students Plan Walkout Over Video Of Classmates In BlackfaceStudents and parents at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are taking action this morning, after a video showing white students in blackface.
'To Me It's Just Disgusting': Reaction To Suburban Students In BlackfaceIn a statement, the school said the posts were "highly offensive and culturally insensitive." But due to confidentiality laws can't discuss discipline and noted that the incident took place outside school property.
Gucci Creative Head Breaks Silence Over 'Blackface' SweaterAlessandro Michele wrote that it was not inspired by blackface but by the late Leigh Bowery, a performance artist, club promoter and fashion designer who often used flamboyant face makeup and costumes.
OPRF Teacher Suspended After Reposting Blackface Photo To Raise AwarenessA popular teacher at Oak Park and River Forest High School said he has been suspended with pay after re-posting a photo on social media of a white student in blackface.
Chiditarod Issues Apology After Team Wearing Blackface ParticipatesThe annual Chiditarod features teams dressed in costumes with decorated shopping carts racing to raise money and food for the Greater Food Depository, but the organization is apologizing after one team featured members wearing blackface.
Did Hockey Player's Halloween Costume Cross The Line?On Sunday night, the Phoenix Coyotes hosted their annual Halloween party, and winger Raffi Torres showed up covered in blackface -- a traditional makeup applied to make one appear to be African American.