Hayes’ father saw the photos she posted to her Facebook account and was immediately livid.
He allegedly sent extremely vulgar and racist messages to her cell phone and threatened her for taking a black man to prom.
At the 2010 census, the city reported a population of 2,575 people.
The racial makeup of the city is 56.15 percent black, 40.74 percent white, 1.38 percent Latino and 1.13 percent Asian.
Here’s what you need to know: (Facebook) Hayes was greeted by a series of racist text messages that used the n-word in addition to many other vulgarities and crude language.
When Jane Champion affirmed her father’s assumption, he allegedly punched her in the eye, grabbed her by the hair and continued to hit her in the face.
A teenager’s trip to prom is supposed to be one of the most memorable experiences in high school.
But one teen in a small Arkansas town’s date to prom has caused a stir online because of her father’s furious reaction.
David Champion was sentenced to 12 months in jail earlier today for the beating of his daughter Jane Champion and Alfonce Ncube.
Francis Champion was ordered to nine months of incarceration for her role in the racism-fueled beating.
Hayes was the one to ask Freeman to be her date at the high school prom, saying that “he is just a close friend and he’s super cute so I asked him to go to prom with me.” It actually wasn’t Hayes that sent the messages to Buzz Feed.