12-Year-Old Faced Expulsion and Criminal Charges for Writing on Locker Room Wall

12-year-old Mikia Hutchins' grandmother, Kenji Roberts, is outraged by the punishment the student could have faced for writing the word "hi" on a locker room wall in Hampton, Georgia. The school's principal suggested Hutchins face expulsion and criminal trespassing charges.

Roberts contends that the white student who accompanied her granddaughter in writing on the wall faced much less severe charges. and Mikia's attorneys have filed a complained with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division.

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