Cherry Creek student’s racist video raises concerns for Colorado equity advocates

Nov 16, 2023

A video of a Cherry Creek School District student using racial slurs and stating Black people shouldn’t be alive is prompting Colorado equity advocates to call for increased education, awareness and safety.

The video shows a student from West Middle School in Greenwood Village calling Black people racial slurs and stating that Black people should not be alive.

The student also states that they hate Black people, their skin color and how they talk.

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