N-word statement written on West Carrollton High School bathroom wall

Published: Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 1:13 PM

File photo of school lockers.
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West Carrollton City Schools is investigating a “racial statement” that was written on the boys bathroom wall at the high school, school officials Monday.

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The district became aware of the statement today, according to Superintendent Andrea Townsend.

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The statement which appears to have been written with a marker, reads: “The South will rise again, you (n-word).”

The statement violates board policy, she said, and if anyone is caught, the district will enforce the code of conduct.

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“We do not tolerate it,” said Townsend.

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