A Student Holding A Racist Promposal Sign Is Banned From The School Dance And Good
Ah promposals. The creative invitations that flood our social media feed with images of bears, hearts, goldfishes in kiddie pools. They’re supposed to be fun, creative, sweet.
Now, a student at a Ohio high school is getting a lesson on tact and how to do a proper proposal after creating a racist sign for the dance. He’s also being banned from attending the dance and taking the date he proposed to in the first place.
A Clear Fork High School student promposal went viral this week after peers spotted its racist signage.
Proposing to his date with a sign that said the student wrote: “If I was black I’d be picking cotton but I’m white so I’m picking u for prom.”
We’re not sure if the sign actually got him a date but outlets have reported that the school’s superintendent, Janice Wyckoff , says he’s banned from attending the dance. Speaking to CNN about the incident Wyckoff said, “What I thought was, how disappointing — this is in 2019 — we are still dealing with this stuff, with racial slurs.” She also said that after administrators spoke with the student he apologized.
According to Wyckoff he wrote a message to his peers on FB saying “I’m sorry for upsetting anyone, I didn’t mean it like that. I’m really sorry, I will say sorry to anyone… I didn’t mean to hurt you or anything like that, it was just for a laugh. I’m sorry, I really am. I’ll say it to your face or anything really.”
Hopefully the school will use this moment to educate their students on racism in the U.S. and fingers crossed the student’s parents drill some sense and knowledge into him to.
In the meantime, here are some pics of Latino students who NAILED promposals this year.
Guys!! This. Is. How. You. Do. It. This girl’s date got her a WHOLE mariachi for her invitation and it is the sweetest.
And this one used her love for the zodiac!!
Now that’s a match that has to be in the stars!
These two literally had the cutest date night and matched!!
Now THAT is some gold!
This guy got his girl a LITERAL BUNNY!!!
And he did it on Easter?? Like DANG.
Which is almost as cute as this guy who got his girl a husky and rhyme.
Now that one is for the memories!
Guys! This guy literally took his girl to Disney like come on.
Now he is a true prince! (Girl with the racist date, do better.)