Children sent home from school for wearing t-shirts with Haitian flag

You can call it school policy, racism or the new anti-Immigrant feeling being promoted by the Republican party leader Donald Trump. Some six Haitian children got kicked out of school in Immokalee, Florida on May 18, 2016 for just celebrating their Haitian flag. Jesola Pierre, on of the six children who proudly wore the Haitian flag and National coat of arms on Haitian flag day were sent, missing an entire day of school


There is one thing that Collier County school officials do not understand. Haitian flag day has a particular significance for people of Haitian descent. The flag we celebrate represents a symbol of pride for having led the first successful slave revolt and the creation of the first black republic in the Americas.

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Nestor P Mateo says...

What that school did is illegal.

It is more than just an act of racism; it is a violation of the right to free expression; a right which America stands for.

Where is America going to

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