(FRESNO BEE) The day after Scandinavian Middle School Vice Principal Joe DiFilippo was placed on paid administrative leave for saying “I just don’t like the black kids” in a video shot on the east-central Fresno campus, a couple dozen former students gathered outside Tuesday to share their concern with teachers. Several chanted “I love black people” and “black power.”
The video, recorded on a student’s cellphone outside the cafeteria, has caused an uproar among many students and parents.
Fresno Unified spokesman Jed Chernabaeff said the 15- to 20-second video that was posted on YouTube was brought to the attention of district administrators on Friday after parents brought it up with school administrators.
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