Mock Slave Auction On Snapchat Leads To Six Teens Charged In Racial Bullying Incident

Protestors reenact slave auction

In a case of racial bullying in Southwick, Massachusetts, six juveniles have been charged following their involvement in a racially charged online incident.

The incident, which occurred on Snapchat, featured appalling language, threats of violence against people of color, and even a simulated slave auction.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni revealed the charges after an investigation was launched on February 15 in response to the incident, which unfolded over Snapchat conversations on February 8-9.

The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit spearheaded the inquiry, resulting in charges being filed against all six juveniles involved.

The charges include threatening to commit a crime against all the juveniles, with two of them facing additional charges of interference with civil rights.

One of the individuals facing interference with civil rights charges is also accused of witness interference.

The incident has sparked outrage and condemnation, highlighting the urgent need for addressing racial discrimination and bullying in schools and online platforms.

Authorities are taking a firm stance against such behavior, emphasizing the serious consequences for those involved in such reprehensible acts.

As the legal proceedings unfold, the community awaits further actions to address the underlying issues of racism and intolerance that have surfaced through this troubling incident.