Students at a Los Angeles-zone secondary school are confronting disciplinary activity after a photograph that demonstrated them presenting with a bigot prom proposition sign went viral.
In the photograph, a male understudy and a female understudy who both go to Palos Verdes Secondary School hold a sign that says, “BiaNca You are Bigot however I would Give anything for you to Go with mE to PRom,” as per neighborhood ABC subsidiary KABC TV.
The welcome bolds key uppercase letters that, set up together, spell out the N-word.
The photograph caused shock among understudies, guardians and instructors after it was presented on social media.
School primary Allan Tyner told Los Angeles NBC partner KNBC that the two teenagers in the photograph and their folks have been contacted.
“We have been in contact with the distinguished understudies and their families to illuminate them that we are framing a reaction and envision serious results,” Tyner said in a statement. “In agreement with our qualities and desires for aware direct in our area and at PVHS, this sign is unacceptable.”
The school is likewise endeavoring to decide if different understudies were available at the time the image was taken.
On Wednesday, Tyner distributed an open letter on the secondary school’s site where he said he intended to meet with all understudies to talk about the controversy:
We will audit proper conduct and how the utilization of pernicious racial slurs like the one utilized on this ongoing picture posted via web-based networking media is inadmissible. I realize that this one shocking occasion does not speak to us as a school community.
Racist words and supremacist acts have no spot in our school community.
We will transcend this, gain from this, and be a superior school network on account of it.
Palos Verdes Secondary School will hold its prom this coming Saturday. The topic is “Send out a little prayer to a Star,” as indicated by the Los Angeles Times.