‘It’s okay to be white’ flyers posted on doors of high school in Maryland

‘It’s okay to be white’ flyers posted on doors of high school in Maryland
Image: WJLA video screen grab

[Ed. – It’s come to this.]

The principal of Montgomery Blair High School believes a flyer posted around her school was meant to incite racial tension.

The piece of paper said, “It’s okay to be white.” The flyers were posted on 10 of the school’s doors before class on Wednesday.

The person behind it was captured on surveillance video, but a hoodie was blocking the person’s face.

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“Really? Those type of posters? In a school as diverse as Blair,” asked senior Antoinette Ntomb.

School stats show 15 percent of Blair’s student body is Asian, 24 percent are black, and 33 percent are Hispanic.

“As a parent, yeah, it’s something that troubles me. It troubles us,” said parent Shaun Burke.

Principal Renay Johnson sent parents a letter that said in part “… we will not fall victim to attempts to divide us. We are committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for every student.”

“I am hoping there is not a repeat, but I guess we will see,” said parent Mayu Mishina.

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