Monday, January 16, 2017

Police Charge Black Teen Girl Who Set Up Fake White Supremacist Account

A 14-year-old African American girl who set up a fake white supremacist Twitter account and sent out a tweet threatening violence at her Maryland high school has been charged with a juvenile citation.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department started their investigation after Arundel High School in Maryland reported a Twitter account called “Kool Kids Klan KKK” that sent out a tweet saying: “We’re planning to attack tomorrow.”

The Twitter account used similar language as a racist petition by the “Kool Kids Klan” that had circulated around the same school. The Washington Post reported the incident, claiming the petition described African Americans as a “scourge,” who “invented” rape and stealing, and said the petition spoke of “the supreme white race.”

Police cooperated with Twitter and identified the person behind the “Kool Kids Klan” social media account: a 14-year-old African-American female who attends the very same school she targeted.

According to CBS Baltimore, the girl admitted to creating the account and sending out the threatening message on social media after the police interviewed her. She was charged with...Read More HERE

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