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Sean King dresses in black face to portray Martin Luther King, Jr. for "wax museum day" at his elementary school.

*The history of the U.S. has racist residuals that haunt today’s society.

Black face is one of those racist practices that dates back to the turn of the 20th century when whites would put black make-up on their face to debase and negatively stereotype the image of African Americans.

But these facts may not be known to many young people today including their young parents.

Sean King is a second grader attending Meridian Ranch Elementary School in Colorado Springs that wanted to portray Martin Luther King, Jr., for his school project “wax museum day.” (more…)