- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - Students at a Maryland high school staged a walkout and protested a video depicting a student calling African-Americans inferior.

Multiple news outlets report dozens of students at Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City walked out of their classes Tuesday morning in response to the 30-second video which surfaced online last week.

The video depicts a white Mount Hebron High School student disparaging the Black Lives Matter movement and calling African-Americans an inferior race.

Students gathered near the school parking lot and were joined by community members. Some students also spoke about their experiences with racism and called for more conversations about race.

School system spokesman John White says administrators are meeting with the student and his parents. He says officials are investigating to determine if others were involved.

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