T-shirts stir tensions at Flat Rock M...

T-shirts stir tensions at Flat Rock Middle School

There are 4 comments on the Citizen Review Newspapers story from Oct 10, 2006, titled T-shirts stir tensions at Flat Rock Middle School. In it, Citizen Review Newspapers reports that:

The banning of the Confederate flag on clothing at Flat Rock Middle School has opened a racial chasm at the school and is setting the stage for perhaps a bitter battle over upcoming new school boundary lines.

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Athens, GA

#1 Oct 12, 2006
Free speech is free speech is free speech and until the concept is truly understood, this type of unfortunate event will occur. As an American, you must advocate for free speech, which means you not only claim your right to freely speak but you recognize the rights of those with differing opinions to speak, even if it offends you. If this opened a "racial chasm" it was there already waiting to be agitated. How about you all try to get along? Life's not that long and we're all diferent in some manner. Accept it and go forward.

Newnan, GA

#2 Oct 12, 2006
Perfectly stated, Judgette! I also thought the t-shirt incident only boiled over the pot that was already bubbling.

Since: Dec 06

Clermont, FL

#3 Jan 20, 2007
I though FRHS is a good school. I guess wrong. where can I find more information about the racial tensions at FRHS. I will be relocating with my family to fayette county this summer and we are looking for a safe elementary and High school district.

As for free speech, if the message is hate, then expect it to reciprocate. Common sense needs to be excercised when racial tensions are involved.- a|ex
ciera bennettt

Austell, GA

#4 Jan 24, 2007
i might want to go ya'll school i heard good good things about ya'll

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