Bay District School Board members holding workshop after concerns raised about racially insensitive video

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - After a racially insensitive video of a student from a local high school holding a gun went viral last week, some people in the community want something to be done about it.

School board members will be holding a workshop after hearing concerns from the community regarding a racially insensitive video made by a local high school student. (Bay District Schools)

At Tuesday's Bay District School Board meeting, community members showed up to make their concerns heard regarding the video.

School board members discussed the video, stating they can only do so much without legal action being taken by local law enforcement. However, they did mention holding a workshop where they could go more in-depth about what should be done to be proactive if anything like this were to happen again.

School Board member Ginger Littleton hopes to form a diversity council so the community can have input on situations like this one.

Littleton said, "This is a red flag, it's waving clearly in everybody's face, we need to do something about it and I think the School Board should be part of a movement to have some conversations about this. It's not going away, it hasn't gone away, so let's take a look and see what we need to do as a community."

They will be holding a workshop to discuss what steps to take but the date has not been set yet. We will keep you updated on when the workshop will be held.

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