Feb. 19, 2019 – A Sixth Grader Was Arrested For Refusing To Recite The Pledge Of Allegiance – Or Was He?

The issue of race has been with us a long time. The issue of race intersecting with symbols of patriotism, that is something Colin Kaepernick can speak to – and there is history there, too! But, recently, with you-know-who stoking the flames, we have seen examples of people making statements in opposition. Now we have an 11-year-old in Florida who refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. It escalated from there and forms the basis of today’s criminal charges, teachable moment (and then some) when we go Beyond The Norm!