Lee Francis

After two and a half months and nine hours of testimony, history teacher Lee Francis learns his fate.

Lee Francis, a high school history teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina, was suspended in September for stepping on the American flag during a lesson about First Amendment rights.

  11/30/16- Roland Martin talks Lee Francis, the black male teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina after being suspended for stepping on an American flag during a teaching of the First Amendment. “it was not act of defiance at all. we were teaching about the American Revolution. We were going through each amendment and we get […]

A North Carolina history teacher was suspended, could be fired, and faces the threat of losing his teacher's license for a lesson on freedom of speech.