The parents of a blind Kansas City elementary school student say their son’s cane was taken by his school bus driver and replaced with a swimming pool noodle.
“I was so angry and full of raw emotions, as so many others were, and granted, I screamed out words that I shouldn’t have screamed in the heat of the moment,” he said in a statement.
A St. Louis Rams official and a county police chief differed Monday about whether the team had apologized for the actions of five players who raised their hands during pregame festivities in a show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters.
“Remember the hypocrisy here. The NFL and the Rams were on the phone with the St. Louis Police Department every day last week, wanting assurances that their players and their fans would be protected from the violent elements in these protests,” Roorda said.
Demonstrators at Missouri State University who were met with racial slurs and gun gestures during a silent march protesting fatal police shootings are receiving apologies and support from the school.
A major address on Ferguson, Missouri, today, from St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley: “I want to apologize to this community. This happened on my watch, and I take it very seriously.”
A teacher who was fired from a Catholic girls high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner is asking for an apology.