High School kids chanting 'USA! USA' deemed a racist act

This is one of those stories that on its face, seems incredible. But looking at the whole picture, there are grounds for criticism directed against the chanters. A local school district is apologizing after an apparent incident of racism at a boys high school basketball game this past weekend. When the final whistle blew Saturday, Alamo Heights celebrated a convincing victory over San Antonio Edison. [...] "Tremendously proud," Brewer said. "Tremendously. It's the best group of kids." But it was just after the trophy presentation when the coach was not proud of the chant coming from Alamo Heights fans. "USA, USA, USA," they chanted. San Antonio Independent School District officials took the chant as a racial insult to a school with all minority players from a school with mostly white ones. On the KSAT 12 Defenders Facebook page, Santos Villarreal's post reads "this has to stop." SAISD Spokeswoman Leslie Price heard about the incident after it had happened. "This is very...(Read Full Post)