Middle schoolers’ racist posting raises concerns in Grinnell
GRINNELL, Iowa (AP) - Officials with the Grinnell-Newberg Community School District say they have punished middle school students who posted a racist video on TikTok.
KCCI-TV reports that Grinnell police also are investigating after residents reported the video titled “Hitler Gang.” Those residents believe the video was directed at their son, a Jewish transgender student at the middle school.
Police say the 10-second video shows several male students walking through the school hallway “in a goose-step style manner with their arms extended and palms down.” Police say the video also included “several racist and derogatory hashtags.”
Grinnell-Newburg Superintendent Janet Stutz says the students involved were punished but didn’t elaborate.
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