Sid Miller, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner, told people to "lighten up" after making the offensive remarks.
An investigation was launched after pupils and parents were offended by the teacher's message.
Wayne "Duke" Brown was dismissed from Tulsa Police Department after posting pictures endorsing Islamophobia and police brutality.
"My worst feeling was they were sitting there watching him and probably snickering or laughing under their breath."
His wife, Jenelle Evans, supported the idea.
The T-shirt was emblazoned with the image of a Confederate flag with a noose in the middle and the words "Mississippi Justice."
Cumberland County Schools passed orders Friday to "fix" large drawings of a Confederate flag and a lynching on the gym wall of an elementary school—prompting a community debate on racism and the Civil War.
Twitter users attacked Ivanka Trump in light of her father defending Confederate statues.
From trying to auction the gun he used to kill Martin to almost fighting the rapper DMX in a celebrity boxing match.
Mississippi sends the message that black Americans need to "toughen up" or "move out of the state," if they are offended by the Confederate flag, according to a legal brief filed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday.
Mississippi voters and lawmakers have upheld that the state flag, which features the Confederate emblem, should be upheld, but the U.S. Supreme Court may get the final word.
The fliers criticized the removal of Confederate flags monuments as a sign that people do not "respect the white majority of America."
The Florida-born rocker died Monday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Yale University and a former State Representative in Georgia are pointing the way to healing in America as the debate over Confederate monuments rages.
Alabama Flag & Banner's owner told AL.com she's seen a jump in orders for the Civil War–era flags.
The student traveled to Charlottesville to pose with a statue of Robert E. Lee.
The group said the U.S. should follow Germany's decision to outlaw the use of Nazi symbols.
The flags will be replaced with a display of state quarters
Susan R. Thompson made false statements to investigators about placing the flag on the desk.
The student senate last week voted 33 to 15 to take down the flag.
As the PBS film celebrates its 25th anniversary, how does America look back at the Confederacy?