Black Teddy Bear Hanging by Noose at Wakefield High School


Students at Wakefield High School in North Carolina arrived on campus Tuesday morning to find a black teddy bear hanging by a noose, with a sign that read “Make Wakefield TRIPP again #smartlunch.”  Students reported to ABC11 the sign was about bringing back their former white principal and an hour long lunch break that was done taken away.

The Principal Malik Bazzell aid the school will seek criminal charges and is working with WCPSS security to investigate the incident.  The school’s Black Student Union wants the person responsible to be held accountable.


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