Elementary school cancels Halloween parade due to racial insensitivity

Elementary school cancels Halloween parade due to racial insensitivity

Elementary school cancels Halloween parade due to racial insensitivity An elementary school in Washington state canceled its annual Halloween parade for 2021 after its faculty determined that the event "marginalizes students of color who do not celebrate the holiday," according to a statement from the school. The decision of the Racial Equity Team at Benjamin Franklin Day Elementary School was the product of five years of discussion, the school district said. "There are numerous community and neighborhood events where students and families who wish to can celebrate Halloween," a Seattle Public Schools spokeswoman said in the statement. "Historically, the Pumpkin Parade marginalizes students of color who do not celebrate the holiday. Specifically, these students have requested to be isolated on campus while the event took place." TRUMP COSTUMES FALL OUT …
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