“I think their reaction was beyond what it should have been because nobody understood it,” said Gray to WSB-TV. “Basically, it was me just saying start all over again. You have to go back and start all over.”
Gray, who is Black, was held from her senior walk and served an in-school suspension over the matter. Gray and her mother Zarinah Woods were slated to meet with the school’s principal today in order to reach a decision allowing Gray to graduate with her classmates. She is slated to attend Tennessee State University this fall.
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