Virginia Teens Suspended for Wearing Confederate Flag to School

Virginia Teens Suspended for Wearing Confederate Flag to School

USA TODAY reports that more than 20 students wore the offensive flag in protest of school ban.

by #teamEBONY, September 18, 2015

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Virginia Teens Suspended for Wearing Confederate Flag to School

More than 20 students at a Virginia high school were suspended Thursday after wearing clothes depicting the Confederate flag.

 



The students wore the offensive attire in protest of Christianburg High School’s ban of the emblem. Twenty-five students arrived at the school violating the Confederate flag ban, according to Montgomery County Public Schools spokeswoman Brenda Drake. Twenty-one of the 25 students refused to comply when challenged by school officials and were issued one-day, in-school suspensions.

 

The school bans students from wearing clothes that oppose diversity and acceptance. This year, the district banned Confederate flags on students’ vehicles.

 





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