Student disciplined after noose put on black Mississippi student

MISSISSIPPI (WIAT) — A lawyer for a South Mississippi school district says a student is disciplined following allegations that one or more white students put a noose around the neck of a black classmate.

The incident took place at Stone County High School. The school system would not talk about the specifics of the punishment.

The president of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP called for a federal hate-crimes investigation.

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