Video of Utah teens in blackface goes viral on social media

 The video appears a bunch of young people at the nearby Walmart on Halloween with three of them wearing blackface dressed as detainees. The others within the gather were in ensembles, counting one dressed as a police officer. The video, captioned “Meanwhile, in Utah…” has gotten more than 3,800 retweets and 7,514 likes on Twitter to date. The person taking the video calls it a “hate crime” saying that they will not get into college or get grants as a result. One youngster reacts with, ”We all dropped out of tall school it’s OK.” Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox discharged a articulation condemning bigotry. “We emphatically condemn prejudice in all its shapes and we call on each Utahn to dismiss such hostile generalizations, slurs and demeanors. We must do better,” he said. 

The Cedar City Police Office too discharged a explanation through the city’s official social media. “Our police officers were not mindful of the occurrence taking put at the time and were not called on the scene. Cedar City Police Office and Cedar City authorities don't palliate this sort of activity,” the explanation said. The CCPD empowered everybody to be watchful when sharing recordings of minors, “including any cyber or other badgering that can go with this sort of incident.”

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