+Grim Reaper 6 Posted January 11 #1 Share Posted January 11 Students accused of bullying a Black basketball player with monkey noises during a school game have been suspended from their Michigan school district—but it was not enough for parents and community members who claim the district is too soft on racism. “This is clearly a systemic issue in our district. The softhand approach to discipline…has created a safe place—not a safe place for minority students—but a safe place for racism and bigotry,” a parent said at the meeting. “You had the opportunity to send a clear and concise message to your students, administrators, and parents. …Unfortunately, I feel you have fallen short.” Jenison Public Schools director of communications Peter DeGraaf told The Daily Beast Tuesday that the students responsible for the racist behavior had been given “out-of-school disciplinary action. Parents Fume as High School Ballers Are Benched for Monkey Taunts (msn.com) 1 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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