Jesuit Dallas Condemns Video of Student Making Racist Remarks

Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas has condemned the actions of a student who used racist language in a video that has been circulating on social media. The video, which was posted Tuesday on Twitter, has been viewed more than 36,000 times.In the short clip, a teenage boy is talking to someone off screen."[Expletive] N-word, I hate him. Crucify him. Put him on the cross, put ... [expletive] ... holes in the hands," he says as others laugh in the background. Jesuit President Mike Earsing said in a written statement Tuesday that the school "swiftly addressed this situation in an appropriate way" but did not say what actions were taken. "We expect our young men, staff and faculty to exhibit attitudes and behaviors that are respectful of all cultures," he said. "Recently, one of our students did not live up to those ideals in a social media video. We are saddened by this young man's actions because they are not representative of what we — and our student body — stand for."   Continue reading...

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