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High School Accused of Racism

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (CN) - When a black student complained that Stonewall High School students played an offensive video depicting President Obama as a monkey, threatening violence against him and calling him a "n----r," the school retaliated by throwing him off the team, his parents say in Federal Court.

The students allegedly played the offensive video on a school bus driven by the basketball coach. And, the parents say, after their daughter complained that the vile video was still being played on school grounds, the school board barred punished her too.

The family also sued Independent School District No. 30.

The alleged racial insults involved are specified in the complaint. CNS is not posting them because of their extremely offensive nature.

Plaintiffs are represented by Mark Hammons of Oklahoma City.

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