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Brawl erupts in Maryland school after white student wears Confederate flag shirt to class

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A group of teenagers attacked a white classmate who wore a Confederate flag shirt to their Maryland high school.

The brawl, which was recorded on cell phone video, spilled out of the classroom and into a hallway at Kenwood High School in Essex, reported WBFF-TV.

“The people were just randomly seeing the guy, hearing about him wearing the shirt like that, and then when they just saw him they decided to be rash about it,” said student Alex Wilkinson, who was in a classroom next door.

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A photo of the teen wearing the flag as a shirt was posted on Facebook by a parent.

“I would like to know what happened to dress codes and school rules??” said parent Chandy Lewis. “Why would someone be allowed to wear this to school and not be told to change it? Just horrible.”

Baltimore County Schools prohibit clothing considered to be disruptive to the school environment, including “plainly offensive” messages, but does not specifically ban the Confederate flag.

“Why would his parents let him wear it from the jump, knowing it was going to lead to something crazy,” said mother Lashawn Holmes.

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School officials confirmed “there was a fight of some sort,” but declined to provide additional details about the incident.


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Judge rules against NC man who says lynching ‘threat’ to Muslim candidate is ‘free speech’

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A federal appeals court ruled this week that a North Carolina man must face trial after he allegedly threatened a Muslim candidate with lynching.

Attorneys for Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52, argued that charges against their client should be dropped on the grounds of freedom of speech, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

Vandevere is charged with interstate communication of a threat to injure a person. He allegedly used anonymous social media accounts to communicate lynching threats.

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BUSTED: Trump-loving sheriff tried to murder deputy who caught him on tape making racist remarks

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A North Carolina Sheriff and Trump supporter reportedly plotted to murder a man who had a tape of him making racially offensive remarks, reports the Raleigh News and Observer.

Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was indicted Monday, based on a recording of Brindell advising a man on how to kill a former deputy who accused him of racist language.

According to court records, the sheriff told another person to “take care of it” and “the only way you gonna stop him is kill him.”

He instructed him to get rid of the weapon. “You ain’t got the weapon, you ain’t got nothing to go on,” Wilkins said. “The only way we find out these murder things is people talk. You can’t tell nobody, not a thing.” The conversation took place in 2014.

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Judiciary Democrats schedule Trump ‘corruption’ hearing on ’emoluments and profiting off the presidency’

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The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a "corruption" hearing on President Donald Trump's business practices.

The committee on Tuesday, which is controlled by Democrats, posted a notification about the hearing on its website.

The hearing is titled "Presidential Corruption: Emoluments and Profiting Off the Presidency." It is scheduled for Sept. 23 at 2 pm. A witness list was not immediately available.

Trump's opponents have argued that he has violated the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution by profiting off foreign dignitaries who visit his hotels and restaurants.

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