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San Antonio community condemns UIW athletes in blackface

The University of the Incarnate Word subject of controversy when student athletes wear blackface. Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons

Kenyatta Battle

November 29, 2017

Students from the University of Incarnate Word’s (UIW) athletic teams wore blackface for Halloween and received condemnation from the San Antonio community. Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used by predominantly non-black people to portray black people. The students received a punishment,...