Teens walk out of class over racist Snapchat messages

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Racism is alive and well across America, and teens can be some of the most vicious perpetrators. Nonetheless, after various students’ prejudiced Snapchat conversation thumped social media, others at Haywood High School decided to fight back and walk out of class.

The protest rose after the Snapchat messages, allegedly from the school’s baseball squad, spread online. In the send, one student asked if there was a” no go on stringing a ni *** r up ?” and said they should” find one Black guy and make an example sure as shooting .” Another student likewise sounded in, saying different groups should” hang the ni *** r buffs and make an example out of them .” The students who affixed the contents on social media were later forced to write 10 -page papers as punishment, but students of colour were furious that the student form was not told about the accident immediately, WREG reports.

So on Monday, around 200 students from Haywood High School unionized a sit-in, after which gave rise to a stoppage on school dimension. Many of the students implied were people of color, and some “ve spoken to” WREG regarding their anger over the school’s handling of the situation.

” When you talkin’ about hanging someone, what is a 10 -page newspaper ?” student Malik Green told the terminal.” What does that do? That does nothing. And it solves nothing .”

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