High School Students In Texas Held Up A ‘White Power’ Sign During A Basketball Game Against A Rival School

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Some absolute neanderthals at a high school in Texas held up a “White Power” sign during a basketball game against a rival school. The sign stayed up for about 30 seconds before school officials rushed in to pull it down.

REMINDER: It’s 2015.

Witnesses said the incident happened late in the game. Both student sections were hyped up as the scoring lead switched several times.

The student who spoke with us said the signs were held up for 30 seconds. Students described teachers rushing to take the signs down. They also said the sign that read “WHITE” obviously referred to the team’s colors. But many did not believe the “POWER” sign fit in to any school cheers.

Wait, hang on. Is that the excuse we’re using here? “White Power” doesn’t fit into the school cheers? As opposed to, you know, that’s kinda racist and demeaning and totally ass backwards?!

Good job, everyone.

The school’s superintendent released this statement:

As we stated yesterday, the investigation of this occurrence is still underway, and we fully intend to act on our findings. We regret that this unfortunate event has been elevated to this level on so many social media circles.

I am disheartened that the perceived actions of a few may reflect poorly on two great schools – Flower Mound and Plano East High Schools – school districts and communities. Ultimately, please know we have the highest respect for the students, staff and community of Plano East High School.”

Translation: Teenagers are stupid and stupid people do stupid things.