‘No food, no drinks, no watermelon’: Boston Fine Arts Museum apologizes to group of black schoolchildren for staff members’ shocking racist behavior


The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has issued a public apology after a middle school teacher took to social media to claim her students had been subjected to racial abuse during a field trip last week.

Marvelyne Lamy, who teaches the seventh grade at the Davis Leadership Academy in Dorchester, Massachusetts, said that her students had been ‘racially profiled’ during an excursion to the museum on May 14.

The class, Lamy said, was made up entirely by black students and teens of other ethnicities. There were no white students in her tour group.

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