The NYT Brings You The Big National News: "School District Investigating ‘Abhorrent’ George Floyd Image Posted By Student"
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School District Investigating ‘Abhorrent’ George Floyd Image Posted by Student

A football player posted the image, which superimposed two Virginia high schools’ logos on the faces of Derek Chauvin and George Floyd, to celebrate his team’s victory, according to the district superintendent.

Roanoke County Public Schools in Virginia is investigating a social media post that used a photo of Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd to celebrate a high school football team’s win.

By Bryan Pietsch
April 6, 2021

A Virginia school district said it was investigating an image posted on social media by a high school football player that repurposed a photo of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck to celebrate his team’s recent victory.

The doctored image, which the student posted after his team won a game on Friday, shows the Cave Spring High School logo superimposed onto Mr. Chauvin’s face. The logo of the losing team, Hidden Valley High School, was edited onto Mr. Floyd’s face.

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