School in Boston Recites Islamic Poem Instead of Pledge of Allegiance

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During a commemoration for the 12th anniversary of 9/11, a school in Boston made a strange decision. The school recited an Islamic poem over the loud speaker but did not say the pledge of allegiance.

The school’s principal only gave an apology after the community reacted with anger. Peter Badalament said they decided to read the poem in hopes help with cross-cultural understanding.

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