A high school student is pissed about being barred from her prom because school officials told her the Confederate flag-designed prom dress she wore was offensive, the Huffington Post reports.
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Texanna Edwards, a senior at Gibson County High School in Tennessee, has been speaking out about the incident that took place last week because she feels she did nothing wrong.
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The Huffington Post has more:
“They looked at me and said, ‘You can’t go in because your dress is offensive and might start something,’” Edwards told WREG News.
Eddie Pruett, director of schools for the Gibson County School System, said officials feared the symbol might cause controversy at the dance, particularly because there have been “race-related issues” in the past.