Missouri School District Apologizes After White Students Turn Backs on Black Team

Missouri School District Apologizes After White Students Turn Backs on Black Team

One person turned his back and held up a Donald Trump campaign sign

The head of a Missouri school district condemned the “insensitive” behavior of a group of white students who were captured on video at a high school basketball game this week turning their backs to members of the opposing team, who were mostly black.

Video of the Monday incident at Warrensburg High School shows about 20 students in the stands with their backs turned as players from the other team were being introduced onto the court. One person who had his back turned is holding up a Donald Trump campaign sign, which prompted outrage from many who called the demonstration racist.

“I’m appalled by the nonsense I’ve just witnessed with my own two eyes,” said Toniaa Lakylia Nunn, who posted video of the incident on Facebook.


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Published at Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:57:08 +0000