Settings

Home Site
Notification
Push Notifications
Contact Us
Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Menu

Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns

schools

Brewster Students' Video Using N-Word Repudiated By Superintendent

Brewster High School
Brewster High School Photo Credit: brewsterschools.org

This story has been updated.

BREWSTER, N.Y. -- A video purportedly of recent Brewster High School graduates using profanity and racial slurs was posted on Twitter Sunday.

The seven-second video was shared by Baller Alert and sent anonymously by a student at Brewster, according to Baller Alert. The students in the video graduated this year, according to the district.

"What this does to young black kids is heartbreaking," the student wrote to Baller Alert. "It seems like we can never win. Walking around the hallways will (sic) people like this in my school makes me sick."

Valerie Henning, Superintendent of the Brewster Central School District said the district repudiates the comments made by these individuals in the strongest possible terms.

"Knowing that these individuals attended a school district where values of equality and respect for all are fostered, it is disappointing to learn about this incident," Henning said. "We know that these attitudes are not reflective of our school district or community. We remain firmly committed to providing an education that celebrates diversity and fosters mutual respect."

The video was the subject of a story published Monday in the New York Post you can read by clicking here.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.