Brookline High Students Walk Out of Class for 2nd Time Over Racist Snapchat Videos

Members of the Latino and African-American scholars programs organized the walkout.

Hundreds of students in Massachusetts staged a high school walkout for a second time Thursday in support of a classmate who was the target of a racist slur in at least two Snapchat videos.

The walkouts by students at Brookline High School was organized by members of the African-American and Latino scholars program who say they don’t feel safe and claim the administration didn’t move quick enough to deal with the issue.

One happened in the around 10 a.m. and another around 2:30 p.m.

“I wasn’t nervous at all because it’s something that needed to be done,” said junior Shaniyah Clouden.

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