Students Pose With N-Word on Shirts

A group of white Arizona high school students are in hot water after officials caught wind of an image depicting the word “ni**er” spelled out on their t-shirts.

A photo shows several Desert Vista High School students forming the racial slur with letters and symbols on black T-shirts worn by each of them.


The picture was taken as part of the schools annual panoramic yearbook picture for seniors. Students are allowed to wear pre-approved shirts with lettering or messages.

Faculty members did not see or approve of the display, and the offensive image did not appears in the panoramic picture.

A school district spokeswoman said the students took the photo after the official yearbook photo was taken.

Tempe Union High School District discovered the photo Friday and says it has taken swift disciplinary action.

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