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Racist Snapchat Message Sparks Anger And Reflection At SUNY Plattsburgh

The State University of New York at Plattsburgh has seen a series of angry protests this semester, following a Snapchat message sent by a freshman that seemed to be calling for racist violence against African-Americans. But even some of the student’s critics say the message was part of a complicated pattern of small-town white kids trying to embrace and emulate parts of black culture.

Zach Hirsch (@zdhirsch) of North Country Public Radio reports.

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