According to the Philly Voice, two swastikas were scrawled in black paint along with the message “Sieg Heil 2016.” Sieg Heil is, of course, a Nazi victory salute. One of the swastikas appeared to make up the “T” in the word Trump. Tragically, the graffiti comes on the 78th anniversary of a tipping point in the Holocaust.
Earlier this week, candid images taken during Cypress Ranch High School’s senior class photo began making the rounds on social media showing some students at the Cypress, Texas, school doing a Sieg Heil.
According to a tweet, the students were reacting to a couple girls in the class who threw up a black power fist during the “silly picture.”
In an email sent to Houston station KPRC, a student said at least 70 students made the gesture, shouting “Heil Hitler” and “Heil Trump."
According to KPRC, the school principal sent home a letter to parents noting that the school is investigating the case of the "inappropriate gestures” and asking that parents discourage their kids from disseminating such images on social media “as this perpetuates a false image of Cy Ranch HS.” Read more