Education

Carly McKinney, aka CarlyCrunkBear: DJ Diplo rallies for suspended teacher at #FreeCrunkBear

Overland High math teacher Carly McKinney became a newsmaker this week after flirty photos and dope-themed tweets on her now-deleted Twitter account led to her suspension and an investigation into her actions. Now, however, Twitter Nation is rising up in her defense, with a high-profile personality leading the charge: DJ Diplo, who vows to use all his whiles to get the #FreeCrunkBear hashtag trending before the day is out.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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