Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Australian University students who dressed as the Ku Klux Klan, cotton pickers in blackface and Nazis for a 'politically incorrect party' are suspended

The fact that three different costumes were used shows that this was a deliberate "stir" -- just another of the many provocations students do for entertainment.  It's a traditional part of university life and has nothing to do with racism

University students who dressed up as the Ku Klux Klan and Hitler before posting an image to social media have been punished.

The students sparked outrage when they dressed up in the hooded costumes at a party held at the Black Swan pub in New South Wales on June 14. 

Charles Sturt University has handed out misconduct penalties, including suspension,  following an investigation into the 'racist' images.

The University would not reveal how many students have been suspended when contacted by Daily Mail Australia because of privacy considerations.

The offensive photos, which were posted to Facebook and Instagram, were condemned world-wide.

One image showed five students dressed in white Ku Klux Klan robes and hoods, while a sixth man is painted in blackface while holding a bowl of cotton.

'Very very politically incorrect. Cotton pieces are unreal thought so it's a great time to be pickin', the group posted on social media.

The second image showed a student dressed as Hitler in a Nazi uniform, together with students dressed up as Jewish Holocaust prisoners. 


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