High School Girls Suspended for N-Word Chants

Buffalo, N.Y., girls' basketball team used slurs to get pumped for games.
1:37 | 12/12/11

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Amber's shorter is now a senior can -- east high school she was on the varsity basketball team last year. And even though she's bi racial she took part in a secret chat with the rest of her teammates before each game. We went out on a locker room before the game and we -- Chan one to gain analysts -- the -- This year the team's only African American player wasn't as comfortable with the racially charged cheer on Monday the unidentified player gotten two of physical fight with another player on the team. Who allegedly called her racist name in the hallway. Both girls were suspended and the incident sparked an investigation. Which -- the pregame chant. We obviously have taken strides to. Take these types of slurs and threats and treatment each other's soon to student to student teacher teacher teacher or someone. -- very seriously -- Are intended to London -- suspended practices and games for the rest of the week canceled a team -- trip and is suspending the entire team for one game. Students who participated in the chant will -- serve a two day suspension. Amber says this is all being blown out of proportion and at her school is not racist. Give you don't know the people on the team then obviously you're gonna probably think of the little weird and you're gonna look at them out of kinda -- -- -- but. I know that they're not. They Napoli said not have started. You know -- games ballet meaning that plane -- and Goldstein -- you know -- maariv.

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