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Racist Middle School Video Results In Canceled Football Season

Police are investigating video shared on Snapchat of white student-athletes at a Virginia school pinning down African-American students while making racist and sexual statements. Officials at Short Pump Middle School have shut down the football program for the rest of the season after discovering the video, and some parents have called for a federal investigation.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Henrico County School Board member Mickey Ogburn about reaction to the video.

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