Skip to comments.White Girl Wins Lead in Musical; School Cancels
Posted on 02/08/2018 8:24:25 AM PST by NKP_Vet
high school in New York has pulled its musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame after social justice student activists complained about a leading role being handed to a white student.
Protests of the production began when an African-American student quit Ithaca High Schools musical production due to the role of Esmeralda being given to a white classmate, Fox News reported. Student activists then banded together under the umbrella of Students United Ithaca
Caving to social justice activists
Shortly after the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) pulled the musical, it was replaced with a new project, but signs of a possible problem over the casting not reflecting diversity or inclusiveness were evident before the roles were even announced.
When Ithaca High School announced last fall that the spring musical would be The Hunchback of Notre Dame, high school senior Annabella Mead-VanCorts mother, Eliza VanCort, wrote a letter to school administrators, the Ithaca Journal reported. Mother and daughter were thrilled that a musical with a leading role of a female of color would be performed on the schools stage.
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Ground control to the black racists demanding the roll be given to a black girl. Romani gypsies are racially Indian and Pakistani, not negro.
And how do they feel about “Hamilton!”?
Sue the whole bunch.
This just in: If you’re white, you’re racist. If you’re white and you never do, say or think anything racist and you treat everyone equally and fairly—well, then you’re super-duper racist because you’re just avoiding your racism
This girl is going to be a mega millionaire quite soon...
That’s about the same as white girl gets to carry the US flag for Olympics team based on a racist coin toss.
Strange that the media portrays Romani as eastern European/caucasoid.
My step-mother is Romani, and she’s VERY dark skinned. Your explanation sheds some light on her heritage if true.
Ithaca has been a liberal Schiffhole for decades.
Gee, I see programs and commercials all the time with token placed “African Americans” Medieval times, cowboys, CEOs, traditional families, et al
And when is a white guy ever portrayed dunking a basketball? An Asian? Muslim?
Doesn’t matter to the anarchists, only that a white girl *earned* the role.
Key word: “Ithaca”
It’s just not working. A lot of effort and resources have been expended to try to make it work, and it just isn’t.
The Romany arrived in Europe in the early Middle Ages. As nomads, they have no real homeland but their orign is believed to be India.
And in Europe, they’re physically indistnguishable from the native population.
Why it black racists insist on arrogating every perceived minority role in the name of political correctness?
City of Evil ping.
Not "earned by". "Handed to."
Because everything is a handout. Nobody earns anything. You didn't make that happen ... somebody else did.
The SJW crowd are hideously evil.
Theydidn’t include any rap music in the prodution,also.
Shame shame on you whitey.
In the book, Esmerelda has a French mother and French nobleman father, and was stolen by the gypsies and raised by them. She is 100% white European.
The Disney movie had her being dark skinned, but she is in no way African.
Yup, they started as Caucasian and then are mixed with Europeans too.
Doesn’t matter what the race of some fictional character is.
THIS IS A PLAY FOR A HIGH SCHOOL, and this dumbass kid ought to be suspended from any such activities for pulling this racist stunt just to strip the role from a fellow student!
This is just beyond sick!
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