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Hate Crimes

A year later, Glenelg High seeks to learn from hate crime incident and spread awareness about inclusivity

A year later, Glenelg High seeks to learn from hate crime incident and spread awareness about inclusivity

As principal of Glenelg High School, David Burton believes it’s his calling to make sure everybody feels a sense of belonging at Howard County’s least diverse high school.

“A reason why I’m here is to build the community as a whole so I don’t want to not do what I think I’m called to do,” he said in his office on a Tuesday morning. “You can take some hits from time to time.”

Last May, Burton’s calling was put to the ultimate test.

May 24, 2018, set out to be a celebratory day. It was the final day of high school for Glenelg seniors and their awards ceremony.

However, school officials were welcomed that morning to a sight anything but joyous. More than 50...

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