A lawsuit centered around a book on slavery has been tossed out

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich (WXYZ) - A case years in the making, all centered around a book on slavery, has just been tossed out by a Macomb County judge.

Jamey Petree filed the lawsuit against Warren Consolidated Schools in 2010.

He claims his daughter's civil rights were violated when her fifth grade teacher read aloud from a book, "From Slave Ship to Freedom Road".

The lawsuit claimed racial bias and harassment.

Yesterday, Judge John Foster disagreed and tossed out the case.

An appeal is expected.

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