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Graduate's father arrested for blocking Black superintendent from shaking daughter's hand

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The father of a Baraboo High School graduate blocked his daughter from shaking the hand of the Black superintendent as she graduated, video of the incident shows.The school district, which has had repeated problems with racism and antisemitism, held its graduation Friday. The father was arrested and...

Graduate's father arrested for blocking Black superintendent from shaking daughter's hand

The father of a Baraboo High School graduate blocked his daughter from shaking the hand of the Black superintendent as she graduated, video of the incident shows.

The school district, which has had repeated problems with racism and antisemitism, held its graduation Friday. The father was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, Wisconsin News reported.

The father, who has been identified as 49-year-old Matt Eddy, jumped on stage, grabbed the superintendent and began dragging him to the back of the stage.

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