Black People Politics : Citadel cadets who wore KKK-like hoods are suspended

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    After photos circulated of cadets at The Citadel wearing white pillowcases over their heads — outraging some alumni and others who felt the costumes evoked those of the Ku Klux Klan — the president of the elite public military college moved quickly to suspend and investigate those involved.

    The president said in a public message that the cadets might have been singing holiday songs dressed as “the ghosts of Christmas past,” apparently a reference to Charles Dickens’s classic story “A Christmas Carol,” but that he found the image “offensive and disturbing.”

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    Citadel cadets who wore KKK-like hoods are suspended

    "Ghosts of Christmas Past," skit called "disturbing and offensive," leads university president to suspend some of those involved.
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    Also an obvious case study those young white cadets just reflect the legecy of the this nation's military schools...

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    Also put the old white dude in a hooded black robe too!
     
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