The groups maintain that although the school should and must aim to create a positive learning environment free from racism and hostility, the decision to cancel the play fails to further this objective
The play offers a perspective on the experience of growing up biracial — or “mulatto,” a dated term used to describe a person with one black and one white parent.
The decision to cancel the play was understandable, given the controversy around the photo, but was it the best decision that could have been made?
A California university nixed a performance of a comedy intended to diminish the potency of racial slurs on the grounds “the performance wasn’t achieving the goal of constructing a dialogue about racial relations.”
A high school production of ‘The Producers’ is altered after parents complain about swastikas on stage.