Shawnee Mission School School District Students Rally Against Racism

Tonight's life lesson in social justice activism following an alleged felony assault . . . Check-it:

About 200 people gathered outside Shawnee Mission Schools, expressing their outrage and demanding action from school administrators.

School district spokesperson David A. Smith emphasized the need for a "safe and welcoming environment" for all students and staff.

"We have to make sure that our students and our staff feel like this is a safe environment where everyone feels welcome and supported," Smith said.

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