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'Archaic' school quiz asked 7-year-olds to match the names with religion. What could go wrong?

'Archaic' school quiz asked 7-year-olds to match the names with religion. What could go wrong?

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Malaysian actress Sarah Lian took to Facebook in a fury, posting a homework assignment her friend's seven-year-old daughter had failed at school. The controversial homework was to match four conventional names to their places of worship based only on stereotype. See if you can figure out where they wanted her to send "Steve," "Kamal," "Hock Lee," and "Devi."

My friend's 7yr old daughter apparently scored badly. And you wonder who makes kids racist and stereotypical??? Well,...

Posted by Sarah Lian on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Promoting multiculturalism with the most blatant stereotypes obviously backfired. Sarah Lian's post about the school's homework assignment went viral, with commenters arguing about whether the controversy was much ado about nothing or institutional racism.

Sources: h/t Mashable
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