A group of California high school students were sent home for wearing American flag t-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. An administrator at Live Oak High School told one of the students that the American flag t-shirt was â€śincendiary.â€ť
According to published reports, the five boys were sitting at a table when they were ordered to remove American flag bandannas and turn their flag t-shirts inside-out. When they refused, they were taken to the principalâ€™s office.
â€śThey told us basically we take it off or we can get suspended,â€ť Matthew Dariano told KCBA, the FOX affiliate in Monterey.
â€śThey said we could wear it on any other day, but today is sensitive to Mexican-Americans because itâ€™s supposed to be their holiday so we were not allowed to wear it today,â€ť said Daniel Galli, in an interview with the KTVU in San Francisco. ...