After two minors from Gainesville High School in Florida posted a nearly 14-minute-long racist rant on YouTube, the girls are “no longer students at the school,” WCJB-TV reports.
The videos included comments like, “You can understand what we are saying, our accents, we use actual words. Black people do not,” and others that are much worse.
In a formal apology in the local paper on Monday, one of the girls said she won’t make excuses but hopes the community will eventually forgive her.
The other student’s mother urged the community to “Heal and forgive immediately,” “Stop the anger” and “Look at yourself for change and love.” That’s a message we wish she had communicated to her own child before this disturbing video was made in the first place.
Read more at the Huffington Post.