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Dalhousie profs ask university to confirm blackface violates code of conduct : Profs ask whether blackface violates conduct code

Feb 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

HALIFAX - Dalhousie University's leadership is facing mounting pressure to take a clear stance on blackface, with a group of law professors asking the school's top academic administrator to confirm it violates the code of student conduct and personal harassment policy.

In a letter to the Halifax university's provost on Tuesday, 28 members of the law faculty said they are concerned with statements about blackface made by the school's new interim president, Peter MacKinnon.

His recent ...