SOUTH PARIS, Maine – A school board member in Maine, of which the social media messages targeted Muslims and black people has resigned.
Robert Celeste on Monday rejected the resignation last week of the regional school board had something to do with the criticism of such messages that called him racist and hateful.
Celeste defended his messages about the protection of the white race on the news outlets and told the Bangor Daily News that everyone who does not agree with the Islam is considered racist.
Parents called for Celeste’s ouster at a recent school board meeting. They got messages such as the one addressed to the Muslims who claimed that the U.S. has the world’s highest concentration of armed Christians.
Celeste often criticize the doctrine of evolution, while serving on the school board that covers eight communities. He was elected in an uncontested race in 2016.
Information: Bangor Daily News, http://www.bangordailynews.com