Advertisement

Hundreds of Highland Park students walk out in response to racial slur used by teacher

May 23, 2019 06:51 PM

Many students at Highland Park Senior High School walked out of classes Thursday in response to two teachers' use of racial slurs in front of students.

The walk-out was organized by the school's Black Student Union, with their principal's support, according to St. Paul Public Schools District member Kevin Burns. This comes after a Highland Park Middle School teacher was recorded on May 8 referring to a group of students as "the only (expletive) (n—–) doing any work."

Advertisement

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

KSTP

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

MSP Airport security checkpoint changes now in effect

Omar, Tlaib host news conference on travel restrictions

Facing shortage of conservation officers, Minn. DNR is hiring

Philando Castile honored at community gathering

Man found shot to death in Minneapolis apartment commons area

Several State Fair Express Park & Ride locations unavailable this year

Advertisement