Student admits creating racist post that sparked Berkeley walkout – SFGate

District officials estimated that about 2,000 of Berkeley High’s 3,000 students left school Thursday morning and marched through downtown to UC Berkeley. Administrators and Berkeley police officers were with the students, Coplan said.

“We really understand the students’ pain, their anguish and their fear and are doing everything we can to work with Berkeley police and other agencies to figure out what happened,” Coplan said. “Our students are hurting tremendously. They’re weeping. They’re crying.”

School district officials said the message appeared to be a modified screenshot of the school’s library Web page, and that it had been left on one computer in the library. It did not appear that the system had been hacked, they said.

via Student admits creating racist post that sparked Berkeley walkout – SFGate.

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