Buzzfeed: School Officials In Alabama Are Investigating A Racist Sign Displayed At A High School Pep Rally

September 18, 2017

“A sign displayed at an Alabama high school football rally that read ‘Put the Panic back in Hispanic’ has gone viral on social media, prompting the local school superintendent to announce he is ‘following up on the matter.’

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A photo of the sign was posted to Instagram, with the caption: “Put the Panic back in Hispanic. #dontgetbutthurt I’m honestly not gunna care if you do anyways so #sorryboutit” The Instagram post has since been deleted.

The sign was displayed at the Robertsdale Bears football game against the Spanish Fort Toros on Friday.

Jennifer Lopez Vazquez, a senior at Robertsdale High School in Alabama, saw someone on Instagram share the photo with the sign and decided to screenshot and share it on her own Facebook page Saturday. As of early Monday morning, her post had drawn more than 100 comments.”

 

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