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Louisiana teacher speaks out after arrest at board meeting

 

January 12, 2018



ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana teacher who was ejected from a school board meeting and handcuffed after speaking out about salaries — a video-recorded arrest that sparked outrage — said Wednesday her treatment was appalling and encouraged others to speak out.

The fallout from Deyshia Hargrave's arrest Monday night was wide-ranging, with school district officials receiving death threats and the governor saying it "cast a negative light" on the state. Video of the arrest was shared widely online.

"By taking away my voice they've taken away — or tried to take away — my First Ame...



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