Colorado School Board Director Refuses to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance
Newly elected Denver school board director Tay Anderson says he will not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Before Anderson was elected to the Denver School Board he was a self-proclaimed activist who protested the treatment of African Americans by the police, gun violence and immigration enforcement.
Anderson said this in a press release explaining why he would remain seated:
“As a Black man, I am reminded today and every day of the injustices that still exist in our society. I am remaining seated as a representative for those who were not afforded the right to be here today.”
He went on to say that he "will not stand while white supremacy is thriving."