June 4, 2015 9:00 am -


At every high school graduation the administrator in charge always tells parents to wait till the end to cheer for their students, and at every graduation, there’s always a few parents who ignore that admonition and shout out. It’s more or less a graduation tradition. But I could see where families in Mississippi would truly be…


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

6 responses to ‘Cheering While Black’ A Crime In Mississippi

  1. Larry Schmitt June 4th, 2015 at 9:31 am

    Sounds like someone has way too high an opinion of her importance and authority. She needs to be brought down a notch or two. Graduation is about the graduates and their families, not about this tyrant.

  2. labman57 June 4th, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Superintendent Foster to African American community:
    “What we have here is a failure to capitulate.”

  3. fahvel June 4th, 2015 at 9:35 am

    Lll of you stateside LLrs should not let this thing rest – find a way to contact the doofus and flood the fkr with so much crap that he goes mad – late night phone calls are fun too along with posting “William” graphics – good luck usa!

  4. Budda June 4th, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    $500 fine? A bit much me thinks HOWEVER, I’ve been to several graduations in the last few years and all have been disrupted by disrespectful, low class hooting and hollering goobers. It’s a ceremony not a concert.

  5. Ricky C. June 4th, 2015 at 11:38 pm

    Maybe it’s such a rare thing when blacks graduate that they got too excited.

    • Snick1946 June 5th, 2015 at 7:14 pm

      You’re a real comedian. But, don’t quit your day job yet.