Racist and dehumanizing: Teacher under fire for wearing Blackface at Parkdale Collegiate

Racist and dehumanizing: Teacher under fire for wearing Blackface at Parkdale Collegiate

November 1, 2021 | Flow BLOG, Local News

Source: Narcity via MSN.com

**A teacher at Parkdale Collegiate Institute is under fire for wearing Blackface as part of a planned Halloween costume.

The teacher is now on home assignment pending the results of an independent investigation.

In a letter to parents and guardians, Principal of Parkdale Collegiate, Julie Ardell, called the teacher’s actions offensive and hurtful.

Ardell maintains that anti-Black racism, including Blackface, and all forms of discrimination, violate Parkdale Collegiate’s code of conduct and multiple TDSB policies and procedures.

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