On Thursday (11 November), a video flowed Twitter revealing a man teaching a class on Halloween at the Milpitas Unified School District, with his face covered in black makeup.
He can be heard rapping to a drumbeat he was playing to the class, seen in a video posted by a trainee with the caption: “Sooooooooo … one of our WHITE instructors at mhs yesterday decided to paint his face so appear like common the rap artist yesterday.”
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The school has because suspended him.
Common, speaking at LAX airport, revealed he is heading to the exact same area as the instructor and would like to ” break down” why it’s “unacceptable” face to deal with.
” It is necessary that instructors and individuals who are educating our kids are well educated themselves on things that handle history, culture,” he told TMZ “Psychological intelligence is essential. We need to look at the instructor, the administration and people we have leading our children in class and ensure they’re completely equipped.”
He included: “In reality, I wish to do something at that school. I’m headed now to that area,”
When asked if he ‘d be up for fulfilling the instructor, Common stated: “For sure. I would enjoy to hear what makes [him] believe you can increase and do that. I’ll break it down to him. It’ll be done with love, but it would be for genuine. I would let him know … this ain’t acceptable.”
The rapper stated it was “uncomfortable” seeing the video.