The twins Xanah and Xarah Sproul graduated with honors from Yulee High School and their parents displayed the photos of both on the front of the house.
Miami.- A family of African Americans from the county Nassau, in the north of Florida, He received a racist letter of a neighbor for displaying in his house the photos of some twins who graduated with honors from high school.
« What a disgrace to the neighborhood. In fact, your entire offspring is a disgrace to the neighborhood. Consider moving to a neighborhood of your kind. Your neighbors are watching you! » Reads the anonymous letter.
This year, due to the pandemic, many of the graduation celebrations were canceled and it became common practice to display photos of the graduates on the windows and walls of homes, and even buried in the grass as ads for election candidates.
The twins Xanah and Xarah Sproul graduated with honors from Yulee High School (Nassau) and her parents displayed on the front of the house the photos of both that the school provided to all graduates.
Both students, who appear smiling in a photo that has gone viral, played down the letter, pointing out to the media that it is a person who is not in their right mind.
« Go ahead girls, don’t let anyone stop you! Future doctors !!! » are some of the messages they have received on social networks.
A person, who on Twitter claims to be a cousin of the twinsShe was « furious » and published the neighbor’s letter.
« My cousins twins they graduated from high school this year. My two girls go to college with full scholarships in the honors program. Naturally, his parents are super proud, « he stresses.
The twin girls, who were leaders in the school gang and members of the National Honor Society, will enter Saint Leo University this year.
The family filed a complaint with the County Sheriff’s Office. Nassau, which will examine for fingerprints on the letter.
In the United States, racist incidents have multiplied and gained greater visibility since last May after the wave of national protests against discrimination and police abuse due to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis (Minnesota).