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School Board Candidate Posts Nazi Rainbow Flag Online

Jewish and LGBTQ+ communities, and voters just weeks away from casting ballots in November, in Rockford, Mich., are outraged by an online post by a school board candidate.An image posted on Donald Trump’s social media network Truth Social by Rockford’s school board candidate Craig Ladyman shows Pride flags distorted into swastikas, Grand Rapids-area Fox station WXMI reports.Above the post, Ladyman asks, “Like my new Pride flag?”Ladyman told the station he got the image from a posting from Far-right British actor Laurence Fox who had shared it earlier this year around Pride Month. The posting was recently sent to Superintendent Steven Matthews by concerned parents and voters, Matthews told WXMI. He said that it angered him to see a symbol with such a toxic history used and that that iconography does not represent the community.“It makes me feel angry.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. Its name comes from the Ojibwe word mishigami, meaning "large water" or "large lake". With a population of approximately 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, the 11th most extensive by area, and the largest by area east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit. Metro Detroit is among the nation's most populous and largest metropolitan economies.