She claims it was “like three years in the past,” however the video was reportedly posted to social media app Snapchat on August 9 or 10. And, as Gabbi Goldsborough wrote in her Fb publish outing Macy Castleman and Jayde Landers for his or her shockingly racist video, “i don’t care for those who mentioned it 5 years in the past. the n phrase nonetheless got here out of your mouth and there’s no excuse.”
Nevertheless it’s not simply the repeated repugnant slur. They use racist stereotypes, name for a return to slavery and a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan.
And shout, “Woooooo!”
Each Castleman and Landers have both set their social media to personal, shuttered their accounts or have dated Fb pages. However the faculties they attend, the locations they work identify and condemn them. And never surprisingly, there’s widespread outage on social.
This video comes n the heels of one other stunningly racist video made by a South Carolina excessive schooler who threatened to shoot African-People, and his college. Parker Mustian was expelled and arrested.
However right here’s what it is advisable find out about Landers and Castleman:
1. ‘We Hate N*****s’ They Yell. ‘Woooooo!’
Macy Castleman and Jayde Landers are seen within the 10-second Snap clip yelling, “We hate n*****s.” And it will get worse.
Castleman is carrying a dark-color hoodie and Landers on the left is in a light-color sweatshirt.
Castleman says: “They scent. They don’t work. So we should always carry again slavery to whip them n*****s. Deliver again the KKK!” Wooooo!”
Then Landers says, “Shh. Folks like black folks generally.”
Castleman claimed the video was from a number of years in the past however then additionally mentioned she didn’t keep in mind it.
The timestamp on the Snapchat exhibits the video taken in Farmersville, Illinois by a person named Sam Stieren and it seems it was taken on Aug. 9 and posted by another person to Twitter round 11 or 12 hours later. However, the video may have been recorded beforehand after which added to Snapchat. It’s not clear. It both occurred just lately or throughout the previous couple of years.
The ‘when’ doesn’t matter to Gabbi Goldsborough.
2. Castleman Then Says it Was ‘An Inside Joke.’ However Goldsborough Stated She’s’Damage’ & ‘Upset’ by the Obtrusive Racial Hatred
In an alternate that’s posted to Fb, Castleman says that the video is “self-explanatory.” She says it was accomplished three years in the past. She says she doesn’t keep in mind it. She says she has “black folks in my household. Clearly don;t really feel that manner. …so you possibly can chill. Additionally, it was an inside joke with my greatest buddy however really feel nonetheless you wish to ab(out) it.”
Goldsborough captions her publish of the video, and the screenshots of a dialog with Castleman, saying she is “damage and so disenchanted folks nonetheless assume like this.”
“i like how folks sit round & act like racism isn’t nonetheless a factor. macy castleman and jayde landers u have loads of explaining to do. you possibly can say it’s an inside joke. or assume it’s humorous. but it surely’s not. the video was posted 11 hours in the past so Three years in the past my ass. for those who had black folks in your loved ones i do know for a reality they wouldn’t recognize to listen to that come out of your mouth now would they 🤔 and truthfully i don’t care once you mentioned it. i don’t care for those who mentioned it 5 years in the past. the n phrase nonetheless got here out of your mouth and there’s no excuse. interval. on behalf of my black facet , we’re damage and so disenchanted ppl nonetheless assume and imagine this.”
3. Landers is a Senior at Auburn Excessive Faculty. The Faculty Stated the ‘Habits’ Doesn’t Characterize the Faculty & Not A lot Extra
Landers is a senior at Auburn Excessive Faculty in Auburn, Illinois.
A quick assertion was made on the official Auburn Excessive Faculty Twitter account.
“The habits of the 2 people within the video doesn’t signify the views of our faculty or our group – what we educate or how we act in our faculty.There are insurance policies and procedures in place which can be adopted for any college students concerned.”
That response was not sufficient for a lot of.
“These college students Should be suspended ; possibly expelled; and want some group service. They’re a darkish stain in your college. If you happen to don’t act on this, keep in mind they signify your complete college and also you.”
4. Castleman Attends, or Attended, Lincoln Land Neighborhood School. The Faculty Has Condemned the Racism within the Video & Promised to Examine
Castleman was enrolled on the faculty as a nursing scholar.
“In gentle of a scenario delivered to the eye of the faculty administration, I wish to guarantee our group that Lincoln Land Neighborhood School is dedicated to sustaining a studying and dealing atmosphere that’s free from all types of harassment and discrimination. LLCC values range. We respect and have fun the variations amongst folks, cultures and concepts. We acknowledge the inherent dignity and value of everybody all through the faculty group. We promote a protected and inclusive atmosphere for all.
Discrimination, harassment, and/or intimidation of scholars, staff and different people at any School facility or in reference to any School exercise are taken severely. If this example concerned a present scholar at LLCC, then it might be investigated and adjudicated per the insurance policies and procedures of the School.
Charlotte Warren, Ph.D.
President, Lincoln Land Neighborhood School
5. Castleman, Who Does the Majority of the Racist Commentary, Additionally Has Been Fired From Her Job at an Assisted Dwelling Facility
After two separate posts, Concordia Village and Lutheran Senior Companies mentioned that Castleman had been fired.
The power mentioned it’s “….dedicated to offering an atmosphere free from all types of discrimination and harassment for each staff and the residents we serve. The views expressed in a latest video on social media are by no means views of Concordia Village. We assist range and worth all folks equally. Any violation of Concordia Village’s anti-discrimination and harassment insurance policies are taken severely and investigated absolutely.”
When quite a lot of folks requested if she had been fired, the ability replied that she had.
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