Keaton Jones' Mom On Confederate Flag

Lawrence Kim
December 14, 2017

The video, which was posted on Friday, started to be shared widely on social media over the weekend and by Monday a growing number of stars had posted about Keaton and offered to meet him and his family.

"If I had a serious concern like that, I'd go right to the school district pretty much immediately", Kate Crouse, a mother, said.

A man called Joseph Lam was so moved by Keaton's video that he set up a GoFundMe page which received more than $US50,000 in donations before he paused the fundraising effort after Kimberly Jones' racist Facebook posts were revealed.

"I don't like that they do it to me...and I, for sure, don't like that they do it to other people, cause it's not OK!"

"They want to hate me, I mean, whatever, that's fine, but still talk to your kids", she said on "GMA".

The original video, posted by Keaton's mother, has been viewed more than 18 million times on Facebook. A GoFundMe account for the family raised almost $60,000.

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has come forward to address the new controversy surrounding bully victim Keaton Jones.

Keaton, who lives in Tennessee, cried as he spoke to his mum about the torment he suffered on a regular basis at the hands of school bullies.

"The only two photos on my entire planet that I am anywhere near a Confederate flag", Jones says of the photos, which many have deemed her racist for. The Confederacy fought to preserve slavery in America during the Civil War.

The Facebook page has since been taken down, but a PayPal account has been started to raise money for Keaton. For the love, some folks clelarly never picked a switch.

One of the photos showed Jones smiling while she held a Confederate flag.

The images sparking the backlash included a photo of Kimberly Jones holding up the Confederate flag and a family photo including Keaton where the Confederate flag was pictured hanging alongside the American flag. Lakyn is posing with a gun.

Nasheed said Ms Jones shared the post in August.

The video shows Tennessee middle schooler Keaton Jones in tears recounting being bullied at school. "Wouldn't that kinda make her a bully too?" tweeted actor Slink Johnson.

After Davis' death, her father opened up about bullying, saying, "We have to stop it and we have to stop it within our kids". When Schilling said he did not want to be involved in fundraising, Jones responded "what happened to us whites sticking together", according to screenshots posted by the fighter. She cautioned, however, that there may be several other crowdfunding campaigns in her son's name that aren't associated with the family.

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