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'Non-white' student linked to racist graffiti inside school, officials say

Posted by on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:10 AM
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http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/22/nonwhite-student-linked-to-racist-graffiti-inside-school-officials-say.html

School officials in a Missouri community were making plans Tuesday to discipline a “non-white” student whom they said had confessed to writing a racial slur and the phrase “White Lives Matter” on a mirror inside a girls’ restroom at a high school.

Parkway schools Superintendent Keith Marty said in a statement  Tuesday that the revelation that a non-white student was involved was surprising, but it did not “diminish the hurt” caused by the incident at Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield.

"The behavior was wrong and the student will be held accountable for this serious act according to our student discipline policy," said Marty, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

"The behavior was wrong and the student will be held accountable for this serious act according to our student discipline policy."

- Keith Marty, Parkway schools superintendent

“It is important to understand why this happened and why we are often quick to assume who is responsible," he added.

The racial slur was found in a girls’ restroom on campus last week, prompting the local community to organize and stand against racism.

“I was horrified,” West County anti-racism activist Joy Weese Moll told KTVI last week. “A lot of us in West County have a really hard time saying racism exists here. It makes me sad for the person who wrote it because they have not been taught and not learned how beautiful our society can be.”

Parents who have children going to the school also reacted.

“This is very much a white person issue that we need to tackle as white people and speak up against,” parent Alexandria Lane-Detwiler said.

Principal Timothy McCarthy reiterated that the student responsible will be punished and such behavior is not welcome at his school.

“The actions of this student are a violation of our discipline code and the student will be held accountable within the parameters of the district’s discipline policy,” he wrote in a statement, KTVI reported.

“The use of the N-word, in the context of the message on the bathroom mirror, provoked feelings of hate, not love. As I stated last week, actions and speech which degrade an individual’s human dignity have no place in school; they have no place at Central High.”


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billsfan1104
by on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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another reason, every single time these "vandalisms" come up, I will never believe them, until the investigation is done

VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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No real, actual racism in your life? Generate some to cause outrage and division. It's the new normal.

hotspice58
by Bronze Member on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:15 AM

non-white: Asian?  HIspanic?  black? 

numbr1wmn
by Lina on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:18 AM

Does it matter? Someone did this to make it look like a racist statement against white people and it's false. What are your thoughts?

Quoting hotspice58:

non-white: Asian?  HIspanic?  black? 


-Celestial-
by Pepperlynn on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:21 AM
Non-white? Might as well said non-human....


JFC
billsfan1104
by on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:21 AM

does it matter??  It wasnt done by a racist white male that wears a "make america great again" hat

Quoting hotspice58:

non-white: Asian?  HIspanic?  black? 


numbr1wmn
by Lina on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:27 AM

Typical

Quoting -Celestial-: Non-white? Might as well said non-human.... JFC


VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:28 AM
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The non-white person certainly lacks morals which is a trait that makes one human.

Quoting -Celestial-: Non-white? Might as well said non-human.... JFC


M4LG5
by Silver Member on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:31 AM
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This is unfortunate the student felt he/she needed to do this. I'd be interested to know why. Was it to get someone in trouble? Was it for attention? Was it a reflection of her feelings? I'm glad she will get punished for her actions and hope there are open dialogues at the school so students for feel they don't have to do this.

It is not an us vs them (which I see too often even in this group) life. There is "who I am" and people that support. Being an ally or an advocate of what is right should be the "way of life"
HoneyedMacabre
by Member on Nov. 22, 2017 at 9:33 AM
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What are you talking about?  No one ever fabricates these things for attention and drama.

Never ever never ever ever ever never.

Not ever.

And if you are skeptical about any accusation it has to be because you are a racist misogynist pig!

Use your emotions, not your brain, its the American way.


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