Mokena Police Receive Complaint Of Students Wearing Blackface
May 7, 2019 7:06AM CDT
School officials are investigating reports of white students painting their faces black at the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 in the southwest suburbs. The Chicago Tribune reports the Mokena Police Department received a complaint Saturday that a few teens were wearing blackface masks at the Speedway gas station at Wolf Road and Front Street. Photos of the suspected teens were shared on social media over the weekend. The incident comes a week after images of several white Homewood-Flossmoor students wearing blackface sparked outrage and led to an investigation.