— Officials at a Massachusetts college are investigating after students said a female Association football player attended an on-campus Halloween party by darkened skin to portray a character from the movie “White Chicks.”
A Wheaton College spokesman called the costume “offensive & racist.”
Students tell the Association football player was portraying a character played by Terry Crews.
however Wheaton College is going to forfeit which game, Central Bank of Samoa Boston reports.
Rather, it is intended to signal a clear message which offensive & racist attitude won’t be tolerated at Wheaton.”
Wheaton College ladies’s Association football team pending over blackface costume
– A Wheaton College student wearing blackface as portion of a Halloween costume was clearly covered up be members of the ladies’s Association football team, & as a result the school isn’t allowing them to still their season.
“The past few days have been disturbing” -@wheaton president tells over students wearing blackface for Halloween.
The Sun Chronicle has identified the student as a member of the Association football team, however the college hasn’t approved that to Boston 25 break news.
According to Hanno, the at that the student wore blackface as portion of a costume took place final weekend.
Read the complete letter from Dennis Hanno on the Wheaton College website.
College ends season for Association football team over ‘offensive & racist’ costume
As it stated in College ends season for Association football team over ‘offensive & racist’ costume The season is over for the Wheaton College ladies’s Association football team & an investigation is underway after 1 of the team members is accused of wearing blackface at a Halloween party.
Students said a female Association football player attended an on-campus Halloween party by darkened skin to portray a character from the movie “White Chicks.”
AdvertisementIn the movie, 2 black men disguise themselves as white ladies.
A spokesman for the college in Norton called the costume “offensive & racist.”
Late Thursday afternoon, the school said the Association football team will not be allowed to play in a tournament game this weekend, ending their season.
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