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10-Year-Old Racially Bullied In School: ‘I Am White, You Should Be, Too’

 

A fifth-grader has become the victim of racism by his white classmates at his school in Chelsea, Alabama.

Taylor Armbrester, a 10-year-old black student, told AL.com that he’s been consistently punched, kicked and called demeaning names by bullies at Chelsea Park Elementary School, which he transferred to in the fall.

The most recent incident reported happened on May 9 during lunch. Taylor told the local outlet in the video above that one of his classmates recited a “Roses are Red” poem to him in a blatant attempt to degrade him because of his race.

“Roses are red, violets are blue, I am white, you should be, too. Roses are red, violets are blue, I am white, why aren’t you? Roses are red, violets are blue, God made me pretty, what happened to you?” Taylor recalled the boy telling him.

On that same day, a girl he considers a friend noticed him playing basketball and asked him to pass her the ball to shoot. Instead of shooting, she threw the ball at him, causing one of his fingers to break. His mom, Shaneka Phillips, told the outlet that she had to take him to the emergency room.

The school’s assistant principal, Mary Anderson, and a guidance counselor…

 

Source: daily.nhely.hu

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