Black students walk out over racist school official’s tweet

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    Sudents at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia walked out of class on Monday to protest a school official’s Twitter message that referred to young black men as a “nightmare” for white fathers.

    According to WVEC, the Twitter post was made in June by the school administrator, but students only recently noticed it.

    The tweet was a reposting of a message from an account called @OrNahhTweets. It showed a photograph of seven white girls in prom-style dresses with seven African-American young men in tuxedos. The caption on the photo read, “every white girl’s father’s worst nightmare or not.”

    Over a dozen African-American students walked out of classes with protest signs on Monday after they said that school officials and the school board refused to respond to their complaints.

    “This was the only actual way we could get someone’s attention, was to walk outside. It shouldn’t have come to this, but [the administrator has] avoided all meetings and public speakings and emails, just avoided them all,” student Michael Lemelle told WVEC.

    The students said that they didn’t want the school administrator fired, they just want officials to know how hurtful the tweet was.

    “Me being a young African-American, I don’t think of myself as anyone’s worst nightmare,” Lemelle explained.

    Watch the video below from WVEC, broadcast Nov. 18, 2014.

    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/...et-every-white-girls-fathers-worse-nightmare/
     
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    these young men just now realized Virginia is racist as fuck?


    wake up, black people.
     
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    I wonder if I was ever any father's nightmare, black or white? Probably not...:facepalm:
     
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    I was arrested at Booker T. Washington High School when I was like 16 y.o. :juggalo:
     
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    Truancy and possesion of alcohol. :burp:
     
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    Do tell.
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    Never mind
     
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    stupid reggies
     
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    They showed this on the news this morning and some jigaboo was walking around with a sign that said "no justice, no peace" :rolleyes:

    by the way.....if you watch the video, only 15 "students" protested
     
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    Jesus Christ. The most depressing part of that story how the same morons that didn't know that tweet was racist are ALSO in charge of educating people. :facepalm:

    Isn't this exactly Sal's predicament?

    "I'm simply playing off the old home that the worst thing that can happen for a white father is to have his daughter come home with some black guy. It's not racist at all. "
     
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    Dude, that was an INCREDIBLY stupid thing for the school to tweet. :jj:
     
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    steps to my lefts
     
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    Give Rodneys a chance!
     
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    You should have SOME common sense as a school administrator. Fucking idiot. :rofl:
     
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    wonder who read the tweet to them?
     
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    They shouldn't fire the person for being racist. They should be fired for being stoopit.