As Baltimore residents brace for the outcome of the first of six trials against police officers for the slaying of unarmed black man Freddie Gray, grassroots groups are accusing city authorities of "manufacturing" a threat—from schools to streets—to justify a preemptive crackdown on legitimate public protest.
"Students need to understand that we support their right to express their emotions, and that we will facilitate opportunities to do so appropriately," the letter stated, "however we need to make it clear that student walkouts, vandalism, civil disorder, and any form of violence are not acceptable under any circumstances and that students who participate in such behaviors will face consequences."
Does he honestly believe that people are going to miss the sinister implications and the ploy to stifle dissent through fear? Yes, he does and he is right. I just hope it won't work. Fascism in action: despicable. America is not on the right road.
"... Gregory Thornton, CEO of the Baltimore city school system, ..."
CEO??? I thought the head of a school system was called a Superintendent ... more proof of the commercialization of schools!
Pwr 2 the CIVILLY DISOBEDIENT BALTIMORE peons!
GUILLOTINE POLICE HYPOCRISY!