Martin Luther King Jr

BOY LEAVES SCHOOL AFTER PAINTING HIS FACE TO LOOK LIKE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR FOR CLASS PROJECT

Via The Voice A boy, who painted his face black to dress up like Martin Luther King Jr for a class project, was taken out of school after his headteacher said it was offensive. Sean King, a white second grade student at Meridian Ranch Elementary in Colorado Springs, was asked to remove the makeup because it was deemed ‘disrespectful to black people’ The schoolboy, who doesn’t understand how his costume, which also included a dark suit and bushy moustache, could offend anyone, []