A New Jersey high school student has been suspended for posting a racist photo on social media the day after Republican Donald Trump was elected president.
Allentown High School principal Constance DeNicola Embley called the situation “appalling” in a letter to parents of all students in the Upper Freehold Regional School District.
The student, who hasn’t been identified, posted a picture of black students waiting in line in the Monmouth County school’s cafeteria with the caption “Last Free Meal” on Nov. 9.
School officials have classified the incident as a form of harassment, intimidation and bullying.
More than 83 percent of Allentown High’s students during the 2014-2015 school year were white.
District officials say they have notified New Jersey State Police that a bias incident took place.