Two highschool college students from Carrollton, Georgia, have been expelled after posting a racist video on TikTok which was broadly shared on social media by a fellow scholar. The video was posted on Twitter by a person named @camden52801 to spotlight the racism at college and has to date been considered 4.5 million occasions on Twitter alone.
The racist and offensive video was captioned: “Okay I do know this most likely isn’t going to get a variety of views however I simply thought I’d present everybody how racist the children at my college are. The lady’s identify is Stephanie Freeman and she or he’s a senior at Carrollton Excessive College.” The opposite scholar within the video was recognized as Jeffrey Hume.
Right here’s what you have to find out about Stephanie Freeman and Jeffrey Hume:
The Two Excessive College College students Filmed the Racist Video & Uploaded It to TikTok
Within the video, the 2 enter a rest room and the digicam pans to a paper with a racial slur written on it sitting on prime of the sink drain. The 2 college students then pour cups of water over the paper, all of which have totally different offensive labels referring to black folks in derogatory methods reminiscent of “rob folks” or “don’t have a dad.” They finally get to a cup labeled “make good decisions” which finally ends up being empty.
The video began trending on Twitter early on April 17 as folks protested the content material and known as for the varsity to take motion. Customers managed to seek out out Freeman and Hume’s private social media accounts, the place they go to highschool, the universities they plan to attend and extra.
The Two College students Had been Expelled From Carrollton Excessive College Quickly After
Carrollton Excessive College issued an announcement quickly after the incident went viral saying that it was below investigation.
Superintendent Dr. Mark Albertus wrote: “Dad and mom, tonight it has been dropped at my consideration that an inappropriate video was created on the TikTok social media platform by college students at Carrollton Excessive College. Please know this video is being addressed instantly and any scholar concerned within the manufacturing of this video will face critical penalties. Carrollton Metropolis Faculties prime precedence is the well being and well-being of our college students and any such conduct won’t be tolerated.”
Later within the day, Carrollton Excessive College made the announcement that the 2 college students have been expelled. The college stated the 2 people within the video “are not college students” and that their “conduct was unacceptable and isn’t consultant of the district’s respect for all folks.”
Jeffrey Hume Is an Impartial Wrestler Who Obtained Eliminated From Many Promotions
Jeffrey Hume, additionally recognized below the wrestling identify Jay Hunter, is an impartial wrestler. As soon as the video went viral, many promotions ended their affiliation with the highschool scholar. WWA4 Professional Wrestling College posted on Twitter that they might not affiliate with Hume.
Their assertion reads: “We at The WWA4 don’t condone racism. As of 4/16/2020 Jeffrey Hume’s (Jay Hunter) WWA4 membership was terminated. We satisfaction ourselves on being various, welcoming everybody. We’re totally upset, appalled, and disgusted. We welcome all races, sexes, religions and creeds.”
Victory Championship Wrestling additionally posted on Fb to say they might not be showing on their programming.