North Dakota High School Students Wear KKK Robes at Hockey Game
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

hs students wear kkk robes at gameThree students are being investigated in North Dakota for donning Ku Klux Klan robes at a hockey game.

In a picture taken by another spectator, three Red River High School students donned white-hood garbs–reminiscent to the uniform worn by the KKK–while seated during the outdoor game.

The students reportedly wore the get-ups for 10-20 minutes until they were forced to remove them by other students who found it distasteful. The school’s principal, Kristopher Arason, said the students’ parents were contacted and that, “appropriate action is being taken.”

“We, as a school, are extremely disappointed with the behavior of these three students. This behavior is not a representation of our school or student body,” the principal said in a statement.

Read more at Newsone.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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