Well the reason seems to be unclear as to why the Principal said “no” when this young Valedictorian asked to speak at his High School’s graduation.  I am sure we will be hearing more about this story in the days to come.

Jaisaan Lovett of Rochester, New York, became the first black valedictorian in his school’s history. As graduation approached, he expected to give a speech at the commencement ceremony for the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men, just as past valedictorians had done.

But for reasons that remain unclear, that speaking invitation didn’t come. And according to Lovett, when he sought permission to give remarks from the school’s principal, Joseph Munno, the answer was…

Full story: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/rochester-school-won-t-let-221404692.html