Students at North Texas school disciplined for 'slave trade' held over social media
Students at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus in Aledo, Texas, were disciplined after allegedly setting up a slave auction on social media to pretend to sell their Black classmates. - Dreamstime/TNS

FORT WORTH, Texas — A group of students at a school in Aledo, west of Fort Worth, were disciplined based on a slave auction they set up on social media to pretend to sell their Black classmates, according to local activists. The Aledo Independent School District learned of an incident where students at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus cyberbullied and harassed other students based on their race, according to a statement from Superintendent Dr. Susan Bohn. The district started an investigation that involved law enforcement. The district did not specify what the incident involved and said administr...