You’re going to be fuming when you see what these black female cadets at West Point did in their uniform. Do you think ew have any room for this type of racism in our military?
West Point is investigating 16 black women cadets who took a photo with their fists raised like a black power salute for violating Defense Department policy against political activities while in uniform, reported the Army Times.
The women were posing for a so-called “Old Corps photo,” a tradition at the U.S. Military Academy, but the Army Times noted that social media commenters suggested the raised fists may be connected to the Black Lives Matter movement.
“West Point, the prestigious military academy that carries itself with honor and pride for the incredible leaders that have been produced from the rigorous academic undertaking of its cadets, yet what happens when those same cadets identify with a group that has been known for inflicting violent protest throughout various parts of the United States, calling for the deaths of police officers, and even going so far as to call for the deaths of white Americans,” wrote John Burk, for the military blog In the Arena.
Under the academy’s honor code, the cadets could be charged with conduct unbecoming an officer, Greg Greiner, a military law expert and partner at the Tully Rinckey law firm, told the Army Times.
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