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7-Year-Old Accused of Racism For Asking "Are You Brown Because You Are From Africa?"
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[quote:me 11104718:MV8xNzg3NDEzXzI5NzA3MDg0XzcwN0ZFMTdC] This kinda makes me chuckle because of this memory I have of my nephew telling a story about something that happened in school and suddenly interjects so casually "and Ben, my brown friend, said..."..he was like 6, and it was so innocent and laughable.. [/quote]
A BOY of seven is facing accusations of racism after asking a fellow pupil if he was “brown because he was from Africa”.
Elliott Dearlove asked the question of the five-year-old boy at Griffin Primary School in Barham Road, east Hull.
The younger boy’s mother complained to the school, which launched an investigation.
Elliott’s mother, Hayley White, 29, says she received a phone call to say her son had been at the centre of a “racist incident”.
She was summoned to the school by her son’s teacher, where she was read the school’s zero-tolerance policy on racism.
Miss White, an NHS healthcare worker, said: “Elliott does not even know the meaning of the word racist.
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