Racist social media posts linked to Saline students, district addressing issue

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Posted at 6:42 AM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 09:12:43-05

SALINE, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Saline Area School District is condemning racist social media posts linked to its students.

A letter to parents says the posts included derogatory terms about African Americans.

The superintendent called the posts deplorable, saying they created harm to all students, especially students of color.

"Hate, prejudice and racism have no place in our schools or our community," Superintendent Scot Graden said.

The district is taking action to address the issue. Read the full letter to parents below:

Saline Area Schools statement by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd