Watch: Student humiliated in mock slave auction at Ohio school

As part of a diversity education lesson, an Ghanna-Jefferson elementary school teacher staged a mock slave auction, assigning the 10-year-old students the roles of master or slave. The masters were told to feel the students playing slaves, looking in their mouths and squeezing their legs to see if they were worth buying. Following the slave auction, an African American student who played a slave was harassed by classmates. Watch the humiliated student and his mother speak out about the experience:

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