North Carolina Teacher Suspended For Stepping On U.S Flag

Massey Hill Classical High school teacher, Lee Francis invited the wrath of school authorities when he was reported to have stepped on a U.S. flag in class.

Massey Hill Classical High school teacher, Lee Francis invited the wrath of school authorities when he was reported to have stepped on a U.S. flag in class.

The authorities of the Cumberland County School are investigating an allegation against its history teacher, Lee Francis for tramping on a U.S. flag during a class lesson, The Fayetteville Observer reports.

Francis said he has been placed on leave by the school authorities. He was informed of his punishment by the school’s resource department.

In the meantime, the history teacher is supposed to meet with officials of the school on Thursday to determine the next line of action. The meeting might determine whether Francis will face further sanctions.

According to reports by some news media agencies, students said Francis requested for a lighter or scissors during a history class, and when he didn’t get it after a while, he stomped on the flag. On the other hand, Francis has stated on his Facebook page that he was talking about a court case of flag desecration.

Interesting how white Americans adore their flag more than human life. If school authorities were this proactive in discrimination cases in their schools against students of color, the story will have been different by now. It looks like they hold in high esteem ordinary objects. Moreover, the teacher has the right to express himself freely and hence no disciplinary action should be taken against him.

Source: Abcnews

 

 

 

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