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Swain Student Suspended After Racist Remarks
A Swain County football player has been suspended from school and kicked off the team for making racial remarks on social media. The 14-year-old Swain student sent the vulgar and racist comments on Facebook to the Cherokee junior varsity quarterback. This was after Swain won a football game 32 to 0. School officials say the player has been suspended for 10 days and kicked off the team for the rest of the season.