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Sun Feb 24, 2019, 09:33 PM

Confederate flag incident at Virginia high school sparks concern of racist behavior

All it took was five minutes. “Meet by the trophy case,” a student at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest, Va., posted on Snapchat this month. Soon, about 20 students dressed in black and camouflage gathered in the hallway for an impromptu photo shoot with yellow Gadsden “Don’t tread on me” banners and Confederate battle flags. “Welcome to JF,” the caption reads.

In another photo, posted to Snapchat on Feb. 4, a girl poses in the school cafeteria with a Confederate flag draped over her shoulders. The photo’s caption reads: “If you got a problem with everything then suck it up, it’s history and heritage, wanna fight history then talk to Hitler I don’t care.”

The incidents have resurrected concerns about the high school’s culture and have come amid soul-searching on campuses across the nation about the persistence of racist imagery — images that once dwelled on the printed pages of yearbooks and that now spread like a toxic wildfire on social media.

The Bedford County School Board addressed the incidents Thursday, with Superintendent Douglas Schuch reassuring those in attendance that administrators were taking the matter “very seriously,” county schools spokesman Ryan Edwards said.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/confederate-flag-incident-at-virginia-high-school-sparks-concern-of-racist-behavior/ar-BBU1m4Q?li=BBnb7Kz

Per the second paragraph the Confederates have more in common with Hitler than America.

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 24 OP
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Takket Feb 24 #2
samir.g Feb 24 #3
struggle4progress Feb 24 #4
Solly Mack Feb 24 #5

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2019, 10:20 PM

1. Bedford huh?

Everyone that I know from the Lynchburg to Roanoke area have consistently told me that there is something a bit off about people in Bedford. Not being from there I don't know but it's remarkable how many times I've heard that.

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Sun Feb 24, 2019, 10:28 PM

2. I have Italian heritage in me... should I start building a statue of Moussolini?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2019, 10:28 PM

3. Expel them

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2019, 10:33 PM

4. "AmeriKKKa was a great country when we had slaves!"

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Sun Feb 24, 2019, 10:39 PM

5. Some days I want to shut the world out.

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