Tomahawk HS valedictorian said censorship was the reason she didn't speak at graduation

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TOMAHAWK, Wis. (AP) - A Tomahawk high school valedictorian decided against speaking at commencement after school administrators required she not reference discrimination, school shootings and gender inequality.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the 18-year-old student said administrators at Tomahawk High School wanted to censor some topics for fear of provoking disagreement, judgment and making others feel attacked.

Her speech was later published in the Tomahawk Leader newspaper.