Fans wear KKK hoods has become a top trending topic this week on several major search engines after Upcoming Yahoo News reported this Sunday, Feb. 24, that students at a high school hockey game wore robes that looked to be from the Ku Klux Klan in “support” of their team.
A North Dakota high school principal has confirmed that “appropriate action” and punishment is being taken on three high school students who wore seemingly KKK hoods and white robes this Friday evening during a big state semifinal hockey game.
The photo of the students with the caption. “Fans wear KKK hoods” quickly began trending on Twitter and sparked a hot backlash on the social media site over the offensiveness of the outfits.
“I thought, ‘Are those KKK hoods?’ I couldn’t believe it,” said the student who took the photo at the hocky game and uploaded it to Twitter.. “I was shocked.”
The principal of Red River high school said in a comment that the students only wore the KKK-like hoods for a little over 30 seconds, as fans around them told the teens it was extremely offensive. He added that the parents were contacted, and the students are being punished with “appropriate action” for the hateful garb.