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Racist 'Zoom Bombing' Disrupts New London School Board Meeting

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A video conference meeting of the school board in New London, Connecticut, was interrupted by someone using racial slurs.

The practice is called ‘zoom bombing’ — outsiders cut in on the line in the middle of a meeting on the conference call app Zoom.

An unknown third party interrupted the meeting for about thirty seconds, using the N-word and other racial slurs, according to the New London Day.

The interruption came as a youth activist group argued in favor of removing police from New London schools.

School board leaders said they would not tolerate hate speech and promised a full investigation.

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