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    Phoenix High School Seniors Face the Wrath for Human N-Word Collage; School’s Black Student Union Weighs In

    Six Desert Vista High School seniors face a five-day suspension for their viral, racist Instagram post. Many think this is not punishment enough.

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    Oh Arizona. You never fail to amaze. Neither do teens who don’t realize how quickly a photo posted to social media can upend their lives.

    Surely by now you have seen the photo circulating on social media with six American teenage girls—flanked abreast, smiles ablaze—and the n-word plastered across their chests. Each young woman is donning a black t-shirt with a gold letter or asterisk on it. When standing together, the word “N-I-*-*-E-R” is spelled out.

    Apparently members of the senior class of Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee, a neighborhood of Phoenix, took a photo earlier that day for the yearbook spelling out “Best*You’ve*Ever*Seen*Class*of*2016.” Six of them got together later with the bright idea of standing together to spell out the n-word. Somehow the photo found its way to Instagram.


    One Twitter user commented, “Just imagining the dialogue they had before taking the photo.”

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