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Latino community set to address VB school board Tuesday

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Beach School Board will likely have a long night ahead of them Tuesday.

Members from the city’s Latino community have signed up to speak in reference to Vicky Manning’s controversial Facebook post, with some addressing the board in their native Spanish.

“Our concern is the children, the students, the ESL students. In reality, all students in the Virginia Beach school system. I think, I have heard that many of them are fearful and feel afraid of even sharing their sentiments. As adults, it behooves us to be protective of our kids,” said Beatriz Amberman.

Amberman serves on the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission and the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations and is slated to address Beach board members. Amberman told 10 On Your Side she’s deeply concerned over…

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