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Sac City Unified investigates racist message in school hallway

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The district says the message was found at Rosemont High School on Tuesday.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The City of Sacramento Unified School District has launched an investigation after finding a racist message in a hallway at Rosemont High School.

A district spokesperson told ABC10 the post included the N-word.

“Sac City Unified takes no incident of racism lightly, and that’s why we widely share that another shameful act of racist graffiti has taken place in our schools,” said school district superintendent Jorge A. Aguilar. Sacramento City Unified. . “As a community, we must loudly condemn this heinous act. Racist incidents will not be tolerated in our schools. We will endeavor to provide the necessary support to our students and staff traumatized by this incident as soon as possible. »

Officials said they deleted the post after it was discovered and began reviewing security footage to provide evidence to law enforcement. The incident was reported to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.

Appropriate action will be taken against anyone involved in the incident, the district said.

“The school board is unified and committed to providing a safe and anti-racist learning environment for our students,” said Christian Pritchett, chair of the Sacramento City Unified School District Board of Trustees. “We fully denounce any racist behavior and will continue to do all we can to support members of our African-American community who need to feel welcomed and loved in our schools.”

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