Montreal university students don blackface
CBC News Posted: Sep 15, 2011 3:38 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011 8:46 PM ET
A frosh event at a Montreal university has come under scrutiny after students painted themselves in blackface.
Students at the University of Montreal’s business school dressed up as Jamaican sprinters, with black paint covering their skin, for the event Wednesday.
One witness, who is of Jamaican descent, said he felt uncomfortable and was shocked to hear some students chanting, “Smoke more weed.”read more