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Parents take Black Panther concerns to School Board

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Woodbury resident Steve Ellenwood said a recent East Ridge High School morning announcement that included a Black Panther poem recitation as part of Black History Month is "Marxist indoctrination" that honored a violent organization.


Ellenwood and about 10 parents showed up at the Thursday, Feb. 21, District 833 School Board meeting to voice outrage over what students said during Feb. 14 morning announcements at East Ridge.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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