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VIDEO: Confederate flag clothing causes controversy at high school

Posted: 1:38 PM, Oct 18, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-18 20:38:23Z

Parents in Mississippi are upset after several students at Hernando High School have been wearing Confederate flag clothing to school.

The parents are demanding that the school's principal take action immediately and worry that it's part of a larger problem. "It's just like a gang," the parent said. "If it's multiple children in the same outfit and the same mindset, that could be intimidating for any child."

Other parents also say they are deeply concerned because the flag represents a symbol of hate, while other parents at the school say the flag does not.

The principal has the right to restrict clothing that causes distractions but there's been no word of a dress code change at the high school.