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    Albany High School students continue to rally against racism on campus. Thom Jensen reports.

    (Published Friday, March 31, 2017)

    Albany High School students continue to rally against racism on campus.

    The school's Black Student Union held a demonstration Friday afternoon to keep the light on the issue of equality after a group of boys posted pictures of minority classmates online along with racist symbolisms.

    Friday's rally caps a week of demonstrations at Albany High School condemning racism.

    "I think this is a great way to show people how to be empathetic," student Talia Weston said.

    Students Protest Classmates Accused in Racist Posts at Albany High School

    [BAY] Students Protest Classmates Accused in Racist Posts at Albany High School

    Tensions continued to rise Thursday at Albany High School in the East Bay after students who posted racist pictures of classmates online were allowed to return to class. Thom Jensen reports.

    (Published Thursday, March 30, 2017)

    On Thursday, hundreds of students staged a "sit in" to protest the inaction of school officials against the kids who posted racist images of fellow students on an Instagram account.

    The posts included pictures of minority students next to nooses. Others images showed students next to apes.

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