Alleged racial slurs from Mahopac students inflame Mount Vernon

Three students at Mahopac High School have been suspended for allegedly making racial taunts at the Mount Vernon basketball team.

According to Mount Vernon players, the racism allegedly started on the court after they beat Mahopac in a playoff game. The slurs then continued online via Twitter.

Some of the tweets from the students, who's last names have been withheld, were as follows:


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