Illinois High School Students Walk Out Over Blackface Photos, Videos

Maria Perez
May 3, 2019 - 5:00
Illinois High School Students Walk Out Over Blackface Photos, Videos

One thousand students at an Illinois high school participated in a walkout following a social media post of white students wearing blackface. Four students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School (HFHS) in Flossmoor, Illinois posted photos of themselves in blackface on social media. They also recorded a video where they went through a fast food drive-thru while wearing dark makeup and making derogatory remarks about Black girls, ABC-7 reported. ...

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