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Haywood High protests show how a community can force racism to be taken seriously

December 8, 2017 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealBROWNSVILLE – Fewer than 10,000 people live in this town, a place where people come for tacos on Tuesdays at El Ranchitos restaurant on Main Street and where the weather-worn gravestones of family cemeteries are wedged in spaces alongside brick homes ...

School leaders suspended after racist messages, protests at TN high school comes to end

December 5, 2017 by FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 MemphisBROWNSVILLE, Tn - Protests at a mid-south high school came to an end Tuesday afternoon. The principal and vice principal of Haywood High School have been suspended after alleged racist social media posts by a group of students led to protests at the ...

Haywood High School administrators, offending students suspended; protesters to return to class

December 5, 2017 by Jackson Sun

Jackson SunBROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — Chilly conditions and continued unrest weren't enough to deter black students of Haywood High School looking for change. “We were worried about our safety, and we wanted to be heard, and we were,” said Malik Green, a student at ...

Haywood High Officials Suspended & Students Behind Social Media Posts Could Face Expulsion

December 5, 2017 by www.localmemphis.com

www.localmemphis.comOnce the investigation is complete, decisions will be made in alignment with board policies: As previously referenced, Haywood County Schools cannot legally comment on any individual students. A full investigation of the administration/staff involved ...

Tennessee High School Students Stage Mass Walkout Over Alleged Racist Threats

December 5, 2017 by Atlanta Black Star

Atlanta Black StarNearly 200 students walked out of classes at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tenn. on Monday, Dec. 4, to protest alleged racist social media posts threatening to “string a n—-r up.” Students said it was members of the school baseball team who ...

Tennessee High School Investigates Racist Texts Allegedly Sent By Students

December 5, 2017 by HuffPost

HuffPost... release regarding their “removal ... from the school system.” This article has been revised, per further inquiries with the district about the nature of that “removal.” PREVIOUSLY: Students and parents at a high school in Brownsville, Tennessee ...

Tennessee High School Students Stage Walkout After Racist Messages That Reference 'Stringing Up' Black Students

December 5, 2017 by The Root

The Root... the school district will review the findings of the HHS investigation and determine what actions will be taken. A thorough review will occur,” the statement read. “Our job is to educate and protect all students. Hatred, racism, and bigotry have no ...

Protests Erupt After High School Baseball Players' Racist Remarks Go Viral

December 5, 2017 by PopCulture.com

PopCulture.comOver two-hundred students, parents, and concerned citizens protested outside Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tennessee yesterday, after the school failed to punish a group of athletes for racist threats. Students first gathered in the cafeteria on ...

School officials suspended as Brownsville school protest continues into second day

December 5, 2017 by wreg.com

wreg.comBROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — Peaceful protests continued for a second day Tuesday at Haywood High School in Brownsville, and district officials confirmed the principal and vice principal of the school have been suspended without pay during an investigation ...

Haywood High Principal & Assistant Principal Suspended Amid Investigation Into Social Media Threats

December 5, 2017 by www.localmemphis.com

www.localmemphis.comBROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The principal and assistant principal at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tennessee, have been suspended without pay as the school district looks into threats made by some students on social media. Protests ...

Protest Waged At Tennessee High School After Leaked Group Chat Shows Students Discussing 'Stringing AN***er Up'

December 5, 2017 by Blavity

BlavityA sit-in was staged on Monday, Dec. 4 by students and community members after a group chat leaked of white students texting racial slurs and threats directed against one or more black students at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tennessee. The ...

Haywood High principal, vice principal suspended amid student protests

December 5, 2017 by WMC Action News 5

(Source: WMC Action News 5). HAYWOOD COUNTY, TN (WMC) -. The principal and vice principal of Haywood High School were suspended following protests by students. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. "I think it's tremendous progress. I think our voices are heard ...

Students Stage Mass Walkout After High School Baseball Team Allegedly Threatens Racist Lynching

December 5, 2017 by Splinter (blog)

Splinter (blog)Several hundred students and community members from Haywood High School in Brownsville, TN, walked out of class on Monday to demand action after members of the school's baseball team allegedly posted graphic, racist messages against black students on ...

Tennessee High School Students Stage Walkout After Social Media Threats

December 5, 2017 by Vibe

VibeBlack students at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tennessee held an organized protest on Monday (Dec. 4) after social media threats to “string a ni**er up” made its way around the school. The threat was made by members of the school's baseball team ...

Tennessee Students' Racist Threats On Group Chat Under Investigation

December 5, 2017 by International Business Times

International Business TimesIn a disturbing incident, a group of students of a school in Brownsville, Tennessee, allegedly made racist exchanges on a private group chat, where they made threats against one or more black people — including the phrase "hang n------ lovers" and ...

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