Racist social media post prompts high school student protest

Posted at 5:24 PM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 17:25:47-05

'Racist' social media post prompts high school student protest at Eastern Tech High school Thursday morning. 

Earlier today, more than 200 students gathered inside the school lobby at Eastern Tech after a student posted a photo with derogatory language, according to Baltimore County Public Schools Spokesperson Mychael Dickerson.

The viral post also included remarks that read, "Baseball is a white man's sports"  and  "I love my school". 

"This incident is the first of it's kind at the school that I am aware of ", said Mychael Dickerson. 

Although the school was unable to provide specifics on the students involved, disciplinary actions were taken against a couple of students. 

Following the morning protest, several teachers honored student requests to continue the conversation about incident inside their classrooms. 

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