Map at School’s “Multicultural Night” Replaces Israel

14 Mar 2019

At an Atlanta middle school’s “multicultural night,” a map that showed Palestine in place of present-day Israel. The map was placed on a table dedicated to Palestinian culture at the event held by the Autrey Mill Middle School in Alpharetta. There was no contextual information displayed, nor did the exhibit mention Israel.

“We condemn this attempt to use our Multicultural Night for one’s own political or religious agenda,” school principal Trey Martin wrote in a letter to parents. “Please know that this type of display is not acceptable nor supported by the faculty and staff of Autrey Mill Middle School. This school is here for kids, not politics.”

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