Sunday morning-arranged Ålgård Baptistmenighets Sunday school, a "Congo trip".
the Event was set up so that it would look like that one went to the Congo. It was set up mopeds and on the walls there were painted red parrots.
In addition, there were several of the employees in the ward who chose to dress up as kongolesere. They did this by painting the face black.
Forkledningen has been the Antiracist centre to respond.SHOW: The employees posed with a doll in a Facebook photo. Show more - Thoughtlessly
Kids have imagination and can imagine that they are in the Congo without all of this. To use svartmaling in the face witnesses about the poor judgment, that one does not know the criticism of "black face", says the deputy leader of the Antiracist center, Mari Linløkken.
She does not have faith in that this provides insight, but believe rather that, on the contrary, is a poor instrument.
It is good that they want to tell the kids about the Congo, but this is not the way to do it.
I think this is at best thoughtlessly.RESPONDS: Deputy chairman Mari Linløkken in the Antiracist centre seems Congo-forkledningen at best, thoughtless. Photo: Cornelius Poppe / NTB Scanpix Show more - Has a big heart for the Congo
Menighetsrådsleder Klaus is Low is surprised at the criticism, and says that this was only done to show how the life is in the Congo and that it has nothing to do with racism to do.
He emphasizes that it was kongolesere present at the event, that made the congolese food that the kids got to taste.
the Church has a long history of missionary work in the Congo. We will show the kids how life is in the Congo, and there are people in the dark. Then have someone dressed up like the congolese, " he says.
He tells us that the church collects money to the school project and health work in the Congo.Tagged over those with dark skin color Natural
- This is an event that gathers a lot of people. We do not want to act racist, nor certainly the exact opposite. We have a big heart for the Congo and worked there.
Have your kids imagination enough to imagine life in the Congo without the employees dress up?
- This is a play that shows a little of how life is in the Congo. Then it is natural that the actors are dark.
- Some make problems out of something others don't think of as a problem, " says Low.Sat in the cubicle with the terrorists and jihadists