Controversial picture of girls dressed in KKK-like outfits angers many in NC

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Source: WTVD

NASHVILLE, N.C. –There’s growing anger over a controversial picture of school-age girls wearing white hats and white shirts.

Parents and community members in Rocky Mount say the teens were dressed like KKK members and say their concerns have been ignored.

The controversy first emerged at an already emotional time. The image was posted in November in the wake of the controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo.

The Instagram picture was posted over Thanksgiving break. It featured six white female students from Nash Central High wearing white shirts and white cone-shaped hats, which are similar to KKK costumes.

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