School Los Angeles student all day, wore the costume of the Ku Klux Klan

15 June in one of the schools of Wilmington in Los Angeles student spent the whole day walking around school in the costume of the Ku Klux Klan. His teacher did not intervene in what was happening.

The lesson of history Academy of teachers training in the Harbor (Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy) students presented their presentations and were dressed for that in costumes reflecting their chosen historical figure.

One of the students in his historical project about Hiram Wesley Evans (Hiram Wesley Evans), a former ideologist of the KKK. He also wore the costume of the Ku Klux Klan, depicting, in his opinion, Evans. Perhaps no incident would not have occurred, it will not appear in costume outside of class — after the end of the lesson.

Classmates said that the student spent most of the day walking around campus in a white robe and conical hood with two holes for eyes. Many were outraged that the class teacher approved the project. In addition, the student was allowed to wear a suit all day, without making any comments.

«Because of all this I was very uncomfortable, I didn’t feel safe,» said the girl Eliza Dumag.

«[The suit] looked disgusting, something in me shuddered at that. It was hard to believe that the teacher allowed him to go in a suit,» said the student, Trinity Yang. «We asked why she allowed it. To which she replied that compares the Ku Klux Klan with the black Panther Party, which, in my opinion, quite different. So, it was a disturbing incident».

The Teen wore a KKK costume to school all day. His history teacher approved it, students say

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Parents of students appealed to the administration for clarification and now LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District) already published a statement which says in part: «HTPA understands the extreme delicacy of this problem, therefore, does not support this staging is not recommended to repeat it».

In a statement, the district also offered to apologize to the school community of Los Angeles (LAUSD). The incident is being investigated.

photo: Thomas Hawk