New York Students Perform Racist Skit Depicting Chris Brown Beating Rihanna

A homecoming pep rally at a New York high school last week featured three white students wearing blackface in a skit meant to depict Chris Brown beating Rihanna. The students from Waverly, New York — a town where 97 percent of the population is white — performed the racist skit as part of the “Mr. Waverly” competition. A photo from the event shows other students sitting in the background smiling and laughing: