Parkview Baptist School Of Baton Rouge Releases Statement On Offensive Social Media Post
Parkview Baptist School released a statement today in relation to an offensive social media post made by one of their students. The offensive post was in reference to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which was celebrated across the country this week.
You can view the statement from the school @pbsbr on Twitter below
The statement came from Dr. Don Mayes, the Superintendent of Parkview Baptist School. In the release, he notes that disciplinary action was taken immediately although no further specifics were provided.
The post that is drawing public attention was made using a filter that celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. day. The caption that went along with the photo is what drew so much attention to the school.
You can see the Twitter post from @Realrclark25 below
The statement from Parkview Baptist School finishes with, "Our school community explicitly rejects racism and racist behavior in all forms".