- Teenagers with Midwest Youth Liberation Entrance revealed racist posts allegedly from Kansas faculty board candidate Joshua Wells.
- Wells espoused white nationalism and claimed to be a member of the Proud Boys and militia teams, according to the Kansas Reflector.
- Wells stated he has no plans to drop out of the varsity board race in Haven, Kansas.
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A gaggle of anti-fascist teenagers tricked a person operating for an area faculty board in Kansas to share his racist and white-supremacist beliefs with them — after which later made them public, in keeping with media studies.
Teenage members of the Midwest Youth Liberation Entrance told the Kansas Reflector that they contacted Josh Wells, who’s operating for varsity board in Haven, Kansas, by way of Sign after seeing his posts in a White Lives Matter discussion board.
The group later shared Wells’ messages and posts publicly on Twitter.
In messages dropped at mild by the kids, Wells recognized himself as a Proud Boy chief, stated he was a former member of the anti-government Three Percenters militia, promoted white supremacy, and pushed conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the January 6 Capitol rebellion, the Reflector reported.
Wells didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.
—Midwest YLF (@MidYlf) May 31, 2021
After his messages have been shared publicly on Twitter, Wells told The Wichita Eagle that he is “not a racist.”
He added that he had no plans of dropping out of the varsity board race.
“I am not dropping out of the varsity board race and I am not going to ask everybody to agree with me and my beliefs however I’ll at all times do what’s proper for our kids and their futures,” he advised The Eagle. “I cannot associate with what the superintendent or any of the administration feels I’ve to do. It is a faculty board assembly not superintendent/faculty board assembly. I cannot be bullied or intimidated into voting on what they are saying it is what’s finest for the children and oldsters not administration.”
He added that him being a Proud Boy is “irrelevant within the race.”
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