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A New York high school student gave an emotional press conference on Thursday calling on her school to take action after a fellow student posted a racist Snapchat photo threatening her.
Sophomore N’Senga Kinzonzi’s picture was taken without her knowledge at Minisink Valley High School in Middleton, N.Y. The image was then posted on Snapchat with the n-word and text that said “we must lynch her,” NBC New York reports.
Her mother, Nicole Kinzonzi, said that the photo was not only “a threat made on her life” but also called on other Minisink Valley High School students to “participate.”
The teen’s older brother has called on anyone who’s outraged by the incident to call the school district.


Minisink Superintendent Brian Monohan explained in a statement posted online last month that the incident was immediately reported to the police, but added that the district can’t legally discuss disciplinary actions taken against students. 
“The district has no tolerance for hateful language or any type of conduct that endangers the physical or emotional sense of safety and security of our students and staff,” Monohan said in the statement. “Those who choose to test these boundaries will endure the consequences outlined by the district’s code of conduct, and/or those under the law. We encourage parents and guardians to have conversations with their children and reinforce these messages at home.”
However, Kinzonzi’s family made it clear this week that they don’t believe enough action has been taken. They family plans to meet with Monohan on Monday, per NBC. 
“I thought maybe he doesn’t know the history and I thought I’d take an educational approach and inform the student about the history behind this hurtful caption,” N’Senga said through tears on Thursday. Although she said the boy apologized, she doesn’t think the issue has been resolved.
“I want to be the last person in Minisink, in Orange County, in New York, to ever have to go through this,” she said. 

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