Top Texas High School Football Referee Suspended for Racist Comments

Maria Perez
Jun 12, 2019 - 5:00

One of Texas’ top referees in high school football has been suspended for the upcoming 2019 season for reportedly making racist comments. Mike Atkinson, one of the state’s longest-tenured high school football referees, was suspended from officiating next season by the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) after he had made racist comments and used the n-word, the Houston Chronicle reported. The...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer
1

Mahalia Jackson: Take Em’...

Mahalia Jackson: Take Em’ to Church...Read More

Branden Janese
0

SHAUN KING: Amy Coney Barrett...

SHAUN KING: Amy Coney Barrett Is About to Be Voted Through, This Changes Everything...Read More

Shaun king
1

See more articles from Maria Perez

Follow Maria Perez to see more of their article on TheNorth