Whilst our KICK-ASS TKC BLOG COMMUNITY was talking politics, public health and the fate of our Democracy . . . Kansas City mainstream news spent a great deal of time debating fashion choices of local students and the reaction of public school administrations.
There might be a human interest angle here somewhere but for the most part this item proves that even among our progressive pals — "White Privilege" and cultural appropriation are, in fact, very real and also very silly.
Still, we link the aftermath of this faux crisis if only to offer a slice of life for parents and teachers who fear the prospect of civil unrest amid an increasingly divisive discourse and the threat of repeated rioting over the fate of a former game show host.
A late night reality check: In retrospect, nearly every political slap fight is simply pointless drama that could have been avoided with better communication betwixt feuding parties.
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The shirts said “together we rise” and were meant to be a positive message. However, many of the players say the principal’s actions show them they need to support unity now more than ever.
The girls volleyball team said interim principal Dr. Kerrie Herren made them take the shirts off . . . Herren said what he did and said was a mistake, and the girls can wear the shirts from now on. “I’m sorry. I’m sorry that I hurt you,” Herren said. “I’m sorry that I may have embarrassed you. I’m sorry that my quick action ultimately had bigger consequences than what they had at the moment, and I would like any opportunity to continue the conversation and make it right.”
You decide . . . Hopefully, we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!