Nooses hung from trees at Haven Middle School in Evanston, IL amid student protest over teacher transfers

Nooses hung from trees at Haven Middle School in Evanston, IL amid student protest over teacher transfers

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- An investigation is underway after three nooses were found near a middle school in Evanston. The nooses were found hours after students staged a sit-in to protest the school district's decision to transfer some teachers to different schools. "I don't blame any of the Black kids who don't want to come back to this school because something needs to be done!" said Shaunique Shelton, parent of a 7th grader. Cell phone from inside of Haven Middle School showed students flooding the hallways during 7th period Friday for what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. RELATED | Evanston middle school addresses violent incidents after 2nd staff member injured in student fight "Because the district is relocating some of our teachers that we all care about and …
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