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University bans sombreros as ‘racist’ costume

Posted By admin On November 6, 2013 @ 5:56 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Claire Carter
London Telegraph [1]
November 6, 2013

University students have been banned from going to fancy dress parties dressed in sombreros and as members of the YMCA after they were branded racist.

The University of Birmingham guild of students has banned a number of fancy dress costumes as part of a crack down on what it claims is “discriminatory behaviour”.

The decision has left students threatening to boycott the guild after many were turned away for dressing as Mexicans or fictional characters or told to change their costumes.

There was also anger after a promotional video of Dave Charles, vice president for housing and community on the guild, emerged of him wearing a sombrero – believed to be filmed before the ban was announced.

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