Take-down of teacher’s display draws criticism

A Port Charlotte High School teacher received an outpouring of support, near and far, after she was asked to take down a Black History Month display.

A Tweet posted Wednesday by a PCHS student, showed Alissa Perry, who is a full-time math substitute teacher, fighting back tears as she told students she had to remove the display of Colin Kaepernick from her door before the end of the month. The Tweet had 117,000 likes and 45,000 re-tweets, including from Kaepernick.

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CharlotteDems Editor’s note: Here’s a sampling of the outrage from Twitter: