Why did a Georgia high school principal decide to cancel his speech?

Posted May 04, 2019 11:09:48 The high school principals at Howard High School in Atlanta decided not to let the controversial speaker, Michael Moore, speak there.

In a letter sent to the school community Monday, Principal Roberta Robinson said the school’s administration is working to ensure a safe and respectful environment for students and staff.

The school is a part of the University of Georgia System, which is in the process of integrating students into the campus.

Moore had made a surprise appearance at Howard on Sunday, where he addressed the school students.

He had to leave the venue after protesters stormed the stage, forcing the school to shut down for about 30 minutes.

The school had planned to host the event with local bands and entertainers, including local rapper Cobi Jones, who was invited to the event.

Moore said in a statement he would no longer be speaking at Howard because he had received death threats.

“I have received threats and death threats in the past and do not want to put myself or the safety of my family in danger,” Moore said.

Moore, who is black, was scheduled to speak at Howard for the second time on Saturday.

His appearance was canceled for the first time on Tuesday because of the threats.

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