New York City elementary school student Kameron Slade is scheduled to give a speech on marriage equality today. The speech will be given as part of a special assembly of fifth graders that was scheduled after news broke last week that Slade’s school principal had banned the speech for being "inappropriate" for the school-wide competition. The boy calls for tolerance and acceptance. Here’s more from [NY1](http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/163186/ny1-exclusive–school-prohibits-fifth-grader-from-giving-speech-on-same-sex-marriage):
5th Grader to Give Previously Banned Speech on Marriage Equality
Kameron Slade spoke out for equality, but his school principal wasn't too thrilled.
By Jamilah King Jun 18, 2012