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Iowa teacher under investigation after wearing blackface at Halloween party

Posted at 10:23 PM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 02:00:53-04

A first-grade teacher in Iowa is under investigation after photos of her wearing blackface for a Halloween costume have emerged.

The woman was trying to portray a character out of the movie “Napoleon Dynamite.”

Now, the NAACP is calling on the district to fire her.

District officials said they are investigating the photo.