MISSOURI TEACHER SUSPENDED AFTER STUDENT WORE KKK COSTUME IN CLASS, SCHOOL SAYS

The Daily Caller | 11/13/2018 | Staff
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A Missouri school district said a teacher was suspended indefinitely after a student wore a Ku Klux Klan costume for a class presentation.

The unnamed freshman allegedly dressed as a KKK member to portray a villain in a skit surrounding the 15th Amendment on Friday, according to Poplar Bluff District Superintendent Scott Dill, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. The district added the student did not seem to have discriminatory intentions in wearing the outfit.

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The 15th Amendment was ratified in 1870 and declared Americans have the right to vote, regardless of race.

“Because of my lapse in judgment, many of you were hurt and felt uncomfortable,” the teacher’s letter read by Dill said, according to the AP. “I never wanted that to happen. I think of my classes as my family, and I would never intentionally offend or hurt any of you.”

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