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SC high school suspends girl after declaring her ‘nobody knows I’m a lesbian’ shirt is ‘disruptive’

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A South Carolina high school student was suspended from school for wearing a T shirt that says “nobody knows I’m a lesbian.”

Briana Popour, a student at Chesnee High School , was told she could change her shirt or be sent home, News2 reports. Popour is an openly gay high school senior who said she wears the shirt for the benefit of other gay students.

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“Isn’t that what school is supposed to teach you? To be happy with who you are? Maybe people will be more comfortable showing who they are because you should be able to wear what you want to wear,” Popour told the station.

According to News2, the school administrator that sent Popour home didn’t respond to requests for comment. But the district emailed them saying the shirt was “offensive and distracting” and linked to a section of the school’s dress code that says clothing cannot be “distracting, revealing, overly suggestive or otherwise disruptive.”

Popour told the station she was pulled out of class and told her shirt was disruptive. She said there is nothing in the school’s dress code that forbids students from expressing their sexual orientation.

The administrator told her “not everything is in the handbook” when she brought that up.

Now Popour’s mother wants to know what about the shirt is offensive.

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She believes her daughter was discriminated against.

“He does not like people in his school wearing anything that says anything about lesbians, gays, or bisexuals,” she said.

Watch the report from WSPA here:

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’

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The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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Bill Barr slammed by ex-FBI official for ignoring the right-wing ‘Boogaloo Bois’ infiltrating protests

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Attorney General Bill Barr was slammed by the former assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday for misleading Americans about the source of violence at the protests over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.

"There's evidence developing, Brian, that the organization we're seeing of the most violent protesters is coming from a couple of disturbing places," both, by the way, there's disparate in terms in being from the right or the left. here's what those who monitor these groups and sites are seeing.

"We're seeing a far-right group, one group for example known as the Boogaloo Bois, who on their private Facebook page and social media outlets are calling for violence, calling for people to show up," Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC's Brian Williams.

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