It’s one thing (a disturbing and far-too-common thing) when students get the bright idea to use racial slurs in graffiti, revealing troubling attitudes and creating a hostile environment for everyone. It’s something else altogether when the people who deface property actually make a hit list of African-American students who should be the “first to die.”
That’s was the nature of the racist graffiti at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, Calif., a predominantly white community about 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, the Huffington Post reports.
No one else is calling that terrorism, but we’ll go ahead and throw the term out there. Parents are reportedly wondering whether it’s safe for their kids to go back to campus. FBI agents may investigate the incident as a hate crime and have offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect.
Read more at the Huffington Post.