Texas Students Flash 'White Power' Signs Against Black High School

| by Michael Allen

A basketball game between Flower Mound and Plano East high schools took an ugly twist last weekend in Texas.

During the triple overtime game, some Flower Mound students held up signs that read: "WHITE POWER," noted KHOU.

A picture of the signs was subsequently posted on Twitter.

Flower Mound is mostly white, while the majority of students at Plano East are black.

"We thought it was racist. It said 'white power,' and we were just like shocked," a Plano East player told News 8.

"Our student section started pointing at the signs," added the player. "So, I think that's when it clicked into everyone's mind, 'Whoa, what are these guys doing?' Teachers came and took the signs down," added the player.

"It's just so sad that the kids have to take it to that level," said Deanna Thompson, a Plano East parent.

In another instance, someone reportedly urinated and defecated on the Plano East team bus.

Flower Mound coach Eric Littleton later tweeted his response to the signs: "Unacceptable. As head coach at FMHS I offer our full voice apology. I will pursue this fully. No place for this."

Sources: KHOU, News 8, Twitter
Image Credit: Twitter Screenshot