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Nurse Fired For Blackface Beyoncé Halloween Costume

If anyone would be able to fool themselves in 2018 into thinking racism is over, or that it's the work of a few "bad apples", they would just have to look at the onslaught of garbage blackface costumes popping up all over to go "huh. Maybe our culture still has some growing to do." And you know what? It absolutely does. Even after Megyn Kelly's public firing over her ignorant blackface comments, white people all over America are going, "Huh... but what if..." with some devastating results for everyone, including themselves. Case in point, Shelbi Elliott-Heenan, a nurse who worked at St. Luke's, a hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, posted a photo of her dressed as Beyoncé in blackface standing next to a man, also in blackface, dressed as Jay-Z.

If anyone would be able to fool themselves in 2018 into thinking racism is over, or that it's the work of a few "bad apples", they would just have to look at the onslaught of garbage blackface costumes popping up all over to go "huh. Maybe our culture still has some growing to do." And you know what? It absolutely does. Even after Megyn Kelly's public firing over her ignorant blackface comments, white people all over America are going, "Huh... but what if..." with some devastating results for everyone, including themselves. Case in point, Shelbi Elliott-Heenan, a nurse who worked at St. Luke's, a hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, posted a photo of her dressed as Beyoncé in blackface standing next to a man, also in blackface, dressed as Jay-Z.