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In the age of Trump, there’s a fine line between racism and free speech. Even at high school football games

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Los Angeles Timesquoted Jody Armourof the USC Gould School in a story about free speech and political signs at a high school football game. KPCC-FMinterviewed Armour about the controversy.

The chant easily can become “weaponizing patriotism,” Armour said. “You’re using it as a way of insinuating that the people on the other team are not really one of us. … They’re not really American.”

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