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Student Accused of Threatening to Beat Teacher, Refusing to Recite ‘Racist’ Pledge

An 11-year-old Florida student was arrested for allegedly threatening to beat his teacher because he refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, calling the pledge “racist” to black people. The boy was removed from a classroom at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, and arrested by a school resource officer on February 4 after he allegedly refused to obey school officials’ orders, Bay News 9 reported Friday. The officer then took the sixth-grader to a juvenile detention center, where officials charged him two misdemeanor offenses— disrupting a school function…

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Daily Beast: New England Patriots ‘Preferred Team of White Nationalists’

The New England Patriots are “the preferred team of white nationalists,” according to the Daily Beast, because “[t]heir star quarterback, coach, and owner all supported Trump,” and because Boston, Massachusetts, is a racist city. Their star quarterback, coach, and owner all supported Trump. But that’s not the only thing that makes the Patriots the preferred team of white nationalists — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) February 3, 2019 That’s the case made this weekend by Daily Beast by writer Corbin Smith ahead of Super Bowl LIII. Smith did not offer any…

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2020 Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris Calls VA Gov. Ralph Northam to Resign

Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris called for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign after a racially-charged photo surfaced from his medical school yearbook. Her call comes despite a 2017 congratulatory tweet in which she thanked Northam . “Leaders are called to a higher standard, and the stain of racism should have no place in the halls of government,” Harris wrote in tweet Friday after the news broke. “The Governor of Virginia should step aside so the public can heal and move forward together.” Leaders are called to a higher…

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