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Warde Incident 
May 7th, 2021

On Friday, May 7th, 2021, a racist act took place in Fairfield Warde High School (FWHS). This horrific action was taken by a white student at FWHS. The student took a photo of his black classmate in homeroom. This photo was taken without consent or knowledge and posted on Snapchat. His photograph was displayed with text saying “why is this n****r in my homeroom. Why isn’t he in chains?”  Following this attack, a video call was placed by a group of individuals from Fairfield Ludlowe High School to the victim's brother that directed racist slurs to the young man.

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We will be updating this page as time goes on with what the Fairfield Equity Coalition has done in reaction to this incident. 

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