Costume controversy shadows larger issue


Last updated 11/12/2021 at 1:22pm

The controversy surrounding an incident at Havre High School late last month, where a student came to school with what has been called a racially insensitive Halloween costume, continues as parents of students seek action from the school to address the issue.

Shanetrice Allen is the parent of a Black student at HHS who complained about the costume which she said featured the student painted black from head to toe, the student was wearing a formal dress or gown.

Allen said she received word of the incident from a friend of hers who sent her pictures of the student in costume, but when she...

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