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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 01:30 PM

S. Ind. school to apologize for racist costumes

S. Ind. school to apologize for racist costumes
Tuesday February 19, 2013 12:00 PM

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) Officials at a predominantly white middle school in southern Indiana plan to apologize for costumes students wore to a basketball game that sparked allegations of racism.

Three New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. officials said Monday they'll write a letter of apology to Parkview Middle School for the costumes.

A handful of students at the district's Highland Hills Middle School wore black masks, including a gorilla mask and one featuring President Barack Obama's likeness, to a Feb. 7 eighth-grade basketball game between the schools.

The parents of some students at Parkview, a Jeffersonville middle school with several African American students and basketball players, questioned if racism was involved.

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2013/02/19/us--school-costume-apology.html

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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 01:32 PM

1. classy...

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Tue Feb 19, 2013, 03:27 PM

2. Indiana makes Mississippi look classy!

If it weren't for Illinois truck drivers and Ohio hookers, there'd be no Hoosiers.

Bake

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