Dedham Football Coach Sues School Officials, Says Objections To Black Lives Matter Material Led To Firing
A high school football coach fired after raising objections to pro-Black Lives Matter material in his daughter’s seventh grade history class has sued school officials in Dedham, claiming they violated his First Amendment right to free speech.
The class that led to the dispute is called “World Geography and Ancient History I,” but Flynn and his wife saw online instruction from the teacher dealing with “race, gender, stereotypes, prejudices, discrimination, and politics,” according to a complaint filed Tuesday, February 16 in U.S. District Court in Boston. Instruction materials included a cartoon version of the teacher wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt, according to the complaint, filed under the auspices of Judicial Watch, a conservative legal advocacy organization.
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