After Blackface Incidents, Black Student Association Calls for University of Oklahoma’s President’s Ouster

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The University of Oklahoma has had two incidents regarding blackface, which is when non-black individuals paint their faces black to mimic black people. It was often used at the turn of the 20th century by non-black actors in plays and movies, which did not feature black actors or actresses, and the practice is deemed racist by minorities.
Two sorority girls have withdrawn from the university after they were filmed saying a racial slur while having blackface on their faces, and another individual was seen with blackface around the university campus.
As a result of these two incidents, the Black Student Association has demanded the university president, James Gallogly, to resign because he has acted as a “tool of whiteness” by not taking enough action against blackface incidents.