The family of a California teenager filed suit after their son was banned from all athletic events and suspended because the eye paint he wore to a high school football game was deemed to be “blackface.”
“The only people showing absolute racism right now is the school administrators,” Daniel Ameduri, the father of the student, identified as J.A. in the lawsuit, said.
Filed in the Southern District of California, the suit details how J.A. became the center of national attention after he attended an Oct. 13 football game between La Jolla High School and Morse High School donning “warrior” paint on his cheeks and chin.
Is school spirit now racist?!
EXCLUSIVE: Middle schooler J.A. and his dad went on @foxandfriends this morning to explain why they’re suing the school district that accused J.A. of wearing blackface to a