AS REPORTED BY THE DAILY BEAST:
Hundreds of students walked out of Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina on Friday morning in support of the deputy sheriff who was fired after violently arresting a black student. Students reportedly chanted “Free Fields” in support of Ben Fields, a school resource officer and football coach who was caught on tape forcibly removing a black student from her desk, allegedly because she was disrupting class. The students walked into the school atrium and then returned to class after administrators addressed them.
That should tell you something about the problem of media manipulation of stories. The reason none of the students were reacting to the officer’s actions in the video taken was because they know the back story media didn’t care to explore. [Weasel Zippers]
FULL STORY AND MORE IMAGES OF THE WALKOUT HERE: