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    An Alabama Teacher Is Being Investigated For Wearing A Blackface Kanye West Costume

    The picture went viral after his wife posted it on Facebook and it found its way to Reddit.

    This is Heath Morrow and his wife Shannon, of Decatur, Alabama.

    On Sunday, a picture surfaced on Reddit of the couple posing as Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West. Heath Morrow is clearly in blackface.

    Shannon Morrow initially posted the photo of her and her husband to her Facebook page, with the caption "Haha some people thought Heath was really a black man."

    Heath works as a fifth grade teacher at Chestnut Grove Elementary School in Decatur, Alabama.

    On Monday, Decatur City School System Superintendent Ed Nichols read a letter of apology for the blackface incident and said the district is investigating the matter, but didn't elaborate on whether Morrow was still employed at the school.

    Superintendent reads a letter of apology from teacher. Says district is investigating. Won't comment on teacher's current status. @whnt

    Following a public outcry, Morrow released an apology.

    Decatur City Board of Education

    "I would like to first apologize for my error in judgment. My intentions were not malicious or directed toward any certain group of people. I would also like to say that everyone who knows my character and knows my heart, knows that I have never seen color in my life. I wasn't raised or taught that way and do not raise my children that way. I see people for who they are, and my wife and I go out of our way to help anyone we can in my profession as an educator. When deciding to dress up for a Halloween party, my wife and I made a decision based on celebrities and the political climate today. I do not want this to reflect on my school or school system based on my poor decision that I made. Again I apologize and this will not happen again."

    It's unclear what, if any, disciplinary action the school district will take against Morrow.

    Not surprisingly, a lot of people criticized his costume choice on Twitter.

    It's been [ZERO] days since searching the terms "Alabama" "teacher" "blackface" returned a current result. https://t.co/kx0kTZ0h2G

    Stay classy, Alabama! https://t.co/FCTwQwINdc

    Someone tell me ONE situation where blackface would be OK..: This Alabama man, who works at… https://t.co/Und249DpQO

    @Nash076 @GregB00 you'd think an educator would know better https://t.co/5kCfQxWIke

    Kinda blows my mind that people still haven’t got the memo on this one. #blackface #HeathMorrow https://t.co/J0sNxDg5hg

    Lol how could anyone think a blackface Halloween costume is okay?

    Calls to Chestnut Grove Elementary and emails to the Morrow family were not immediately returned.