HS students fly Confederate flags, spurring threats and school closure. But students hatch new plan.

After students from Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan, flew Confederate flags from their vehicles at school this week, rumors flew that others planned to converge on the school and confront the students, The Associated Press reported.
With that, Bay City Public Schools closed the high school and middle school Thursday over the “unsubstantiated” rumors characterized as possible threats, WJRT-TV reports.
What did students do instead of gathering at the high school?
But students — and some adults — were undeterred in their collective intention to continue flying Confederate flags and instead gathered Thursday at Auburn City Park, MLive reported.
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Several pickup trucks flying Confederate flags were arranged in a semicircle at the park Thursday, the outlet said, adding that participants held a cookout.
What did the students flying the Confederate flags have to say?
The students and their parents told MLive they’ve been called racists. Student Cameron Myers denied the

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