Noose claims in­ves­ti­gated

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Stone High School’s foot­ball team in the US was mak­ing a name for it­self as the Tom­cats turned around years of medi­ocrity with a win­ning sea­son un­der the school’s firstyear coach. But now the south Mis­sis­sippi school’s foot­ball pro­gramme is known for some­thing else – a black ju­nior var­sity player who says as many as four white stu­dents put a noose around his neck dur­ing an Oc­to­ber 13 foot­ball prac­tice. Mis­sis­sippi NAACP Pres­i­dent Der­rick John­son de­mands a fed­eral hate crime in­ves­ti­ga­tion: “This is 2016, not 1916. This is a place where chil­dren should go to school and feel safe.”

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