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A Texas school district has disciplined students who it said engaged in an online "slave-trading game" and pretended to auction off classmates based on race.
A student from the Aledo Independent School District posted a screen capture of the game on Snapchat. It shows students using a chat labeled "Slave trade," along with a racial slur, to "trade" students of color.
The school district, which is southwest of Fort Worth, condemned the game and the students' behavior. The district said in a statement Monday that it discovered that students from the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus had been engaged in racial harassment and cyberbullying more than two weeks ago "and launched an immediate and thorough investigation that involved law enforcement. Mercedes Mayer, the slage game district's director of communications, said in an"There were disciplinary actions taken in accordance with our policy and the Student Code of Conduct.
Mayer did not specify how many students were punished or what disciplinary actions were taken.
The district, which says it enrolls 6, students, said in its statement that it wants students of color to feel loved and supported. Sarah Kaufman is a Los Angeles based reporter for the social newsgathering team. IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
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