Raven SantanaOct 17, 2017, 9:18 pmOct 18, 2017, 10:08 am

Ocean Township students pose in controversial photo

Liberty Jackson students wear more than school spirit for class picture

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JACKSON – A superintendent in an Ocean Township school district is speaking out after 16 students from Liberty Jackson High School posed for a controversial photo featuring a racial slur spelled out on their t-shirts.

The superintendent of the Jackson School District says the photo was discovered when it was posted to social media and that all 16 students were being disciplined for the photo, but he did not specify how. According to the superintendent, the offensive photo was taken after the students wearing the letters posed to spell out the school's name and the school's motto.

Standing side by side with the message "we are invincible" and the racial slur, the unidentified students took the photo last Friday during senior photos on the football field.

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