Students suspended for "liking" racist Instagram posts sue school http://www.cbsnews.com/news/students-suspended-racist-instagram-posts-sue-san-francisco-school/ "SAN FRANCISCO -- A California school district suspended a high school student after racist images that included nooses drawn around the necks of a black student and coach appeared on his social media site. But a federal lawsuit says Albany Unified School District went too far when it also disciplined four Albany High School students -- three of them Asian -- who indicated they "liked" the posts on the Instagram account. The suit, which was filed Monday in San Francisco on behalf of the students, accuses the school district of violating students' free speech rights." I saw this article yesterday and thought it might be an interesting topic for discussion. While the racist nature of the instagram posts is clear and deplorable, the school overstepped it's authority in disciplining several students who indicated they "liked" the posted racist comments. The school's action appears to violate the students' free speech rights. Your thoughts?