Students dress as KKK members and 'cotton picking' slave in black face

Students dress in racist 'politically incorrect' costumes
Students dress in racist 'politically incorrect' costumes Photo credit: Instagram - @samwebbster

A group of five Australian university students have attended a politically incorrect themed party decked out in Ku Klax Klan outfits and one in blackface, picking cotton.

The group of all male students from Charles Sturt University in Bathurst posted pictures on their social media sites on Thursday of themselves in costumes as they attended the end of semester party.

The Guardian reported that one photo posted to Instagram has since been deleted due to its horrific caption, "Cotton prices are unreal though so it's a great time to be pickin."

A since deleted photo of the group dressed up for the themed party.
A since deleted photo of the group dressed up for the themed party. Photo credit: Instagram - @samwebbster

The two day event begun with the 'politically incorrect' party at Wagga Wagga's Black Swan Hotel, on the now deleted event it said "Thursday night [is a] 'politically incorrect' themed session kicking off at 7.30pm. So grab a kit that would legally get you in the shit and hook right in."

The hotel says they had no idea what kind of themed party was taking place. This public apology has also been deleted from the pubs' Facebook page.

Andrew Vann, the university's vice-chancellor told The Guardian that the event did not reflect the universities' values.

"Charles Sturt University will not tolerate this offensive behaviour. It does not reflect our university values and we strongly condemn these actions. CSU is currently investigating these incidents and social media posts."

Most of the group who dressed up have now removed themselves from social media entirely. 


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