A Utah mother has filed a discrimination lawsuit against her biracial son’s school district and two transportation employees.
Brenda Mayes filed a lawsuit on May 7 in US District Court against the Davis School District, the local transportation director, and a bus driver for racial discrimination after a video showed Mayes’ son getting trapped in the doors of a school bus, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.
The incident reportedly took place in February. In the video obtained by the publication, Mayes’ seventh grade son can be seen walking off of the bus with a few other white students in front of him. As the 14-year-old, who attends West Point Junior High School, tries to get off the bus, the bus driver closes the doors on his backpack and traps him.
The driver then proceeds to drive approximately 150 feet while the teen can be seen swinging from…
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