Transcript for Pennsylvania School Officials Accused of Racist, Sexist Texts
Tonight -- area school athletes were on the field with -- cheering them on -- tumultuous 24 hours for this district. Students enter school Monday many of them -- of the accusations that their former superintendent Richard Como. And athletic director Jim D'Amato exchanged racist sexist and graphic text messages that's what they had to get your mind now is not. Everybody is not like -- -- For administrators faculty and staff but what about the children especially those who told action news they've been left disappointed. Frustrated and angry. James Mayo whose tenth grade daughter is juggling academics and cheerleading says he doesn't want her distracted. If you allow them. To distract you gain because she's she -- -- well and Syria. -- you know it is just take away from what she has to do. The district says counselors were on hand to speak with students. But that at temple university's African American studies program says they'll -- more. We must first of all give them a strong sentence of their own identity. And secondly we must also show them that they -- are some people that they can trust. Professor of Olathe Assange he says this is not an isolated case and everyone in coach bill not just minority families needs to talk about race relations he says it's a conversation community leaders who also have to start. This community conversation. About what it means. To live in Cole's bill and to have a sense of respect for your neighbors.
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