NY Principal Pulls Patriotic Song, Wants to Avoid Offending Other Cultures?
teachers that she did not want to “offend other cultures,” Coney Island
principal Greta Hawkins reportedly is refusing to allow students to sing "God
Bless the USA" at a school moving-up ceremony later this month.
New York Post reported on Sunday that Hawkins had no problem, however, with
Justin Bieber's "Baby" for her school’s June 20 commencement.
more patriotic song, also known as “Proud to be an American,” was to be sung by
pupils waving American Flags at PS 90.
But after five classes spent months learning the song, Hawkins
reportedly ordered a CD playing the Lee Greenwood hit to be shut off, the Post