Fargo first grade class' planned talent show act called racist
A Fargo first grade class will not be participating in the school's talent show after a concerned parent calls their act racist.
Their stunt was supposed to be performing the "YMCA" during Bennett Elementary's May talent show. A first grade teacher there asked parents to have their kids wear clothes like the Village people singing group for show, sending them dressed as a policeman, cowboy, biker, construction worker or Native American. But one mom says asking her daughter and her classmates to dress up like an Indian is offensive.
"I'm not in a position to do anything for these educators and hopefully those people that are can make the right choices so all students of any culture and race won't feel singled out or like their race is being stereotyped against," said Elaine Bolman. Bennett Elementary staff pulled plans for the YMCA song.