Black Panther poem reading touches off concerns at East Ridge
East Ridge High School Principal Aaron Harper found himself fielding some complaints Thursday after a controversial poem meant to honor Black History Month was read aloud over the school's public address system.
"The Black Child's Pledge," written in 1968 by Shirley Williams and published in the controversial Black Panther group's newspaper, was read during East Ridge's morning announcements as an ongoing activity honoring Black History Month.
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