Lawsuit: Student told her skin was 'too dark' to perform
January 18, 2019
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A black student has filed a lawsuit against a Kansas school district alleging she was prevented from performing with her high school's dance team after being told her skin was "too dark" and would clash with the color of the team's costumes.
Camille Sturdivant also alleges she was subjected to racial discrimination and ostracized after she complained about how she was treated in the Blue Valley School District, The Kansas City Star reported .
Sturdivant graduated in May 2018 from Blue Valley Northwest High School, where she was one of two black students on the 1...
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