Nurse Fired For Blackface Beyoncé Halloween Costume

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    Nurse Fired For Blackface Beyoncé Halloween Costume

    A white nurse at a Missouri hospital has lost her job after sharing a picture of herself in a racially offensive Halloween costume. Shelbi Elliott-Heenan used blackface to dress up as Beyoncé in a photo uploaded to Facebook on Monday. She is seen next to a man who was also in blackface, dressed as the singer’s husband, rapper Jay-Z. The picture quickly went viral and sparked a fury on the Internet. One angry user reached out to Heenan’s workplace, Saint Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, where she was a registered nurse, after seeing the offensive costume. “I do not ...


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