Expelled Students Win $1 Million for False ‘Blackface’ Allegations – EVOL

Two wrongly expelled high school students have won $1 million in compensation after they were falsely accused of wearing “blackface” and publicly smeared as “racist.”

The students filed a lawsuit after they were expelled from St. Francis High School in California.

The legal team leading the case has just announced that the court handed them a $1 million verdict in the fight over the wrongful expulsion.

The students, Holden Hughes and Aaron Hartley, will get $500,000 each from St. Francis High School.

Hughes and Hartley were swept up in the racial controversy amid the Black Lives Matter movement.

They will also be reimbursed for tuition, which was estimated to be $70,000 total for their three years attending the school at 1885 Miramonte Ave.

Additionally, the ruling means that schools now are on notice to provide “fair procedures” to students in disciplinary actions.

In a statement, attorney Krista Boughman, of the Dhillon Law Group that fought the case, said:

“This case is significant not only for our clients but for its groundbreaking effect on all private high schools in California, which are now legally required to provide fair procedure to students before punishing or expelling them.

“The jury rightly confirmed



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