Furor erupts after teen spells out the N-word in racist high school promposal

A social media furor has ensued after an image appeared online showing a racist prom proposal in a Palos Verdes, California high school.

A student posted a picture asking a girl to prom, but for some reason titled it, "Bianca You are racist, but I would give anything for you to go with me to prom,” reports KTLA.

Meanwhile, the person who had drawn the sign had highlighted letters to spell out the N-word.

Palos Verdes High School Principal Allan Tyner issued a statement calling the image unacceptable.

“This life lesson is critical and is one that school and home must partner to teach," he said. "At the same time, I am heartened by the immediate response by our students and families on social media that make it very clear that our community does not support this behavior.”

The students have been identified and will be punished, according to school officials.