Nine-year-old girl, McKenzie Adams has died by suicide after being bullied by her classmates.
McKenzie, a fourth grade student had just been transferred to her current school because she had been bullied at her former school. Sadly, she severally told her teachers and her assistant principal that she was being bullied.
Unfortunately, few days ago, McKenzie’s body was found by her grandmother after she hung herself. According to family members, McKenzie had been harassed since the beginning of the school year. They feel that the school system failed their daughter.
Her mother explained that much of the bullying came because of her friendship with a white boy.
“Part of it could have been because she rode to school with a white family. And a lot of it was race, some of the student bullies would say to her ‘why you riding with white people you’re black, you’re ugly. You should just die’,” she told CBS42
However, McKenzie’s school say they cant comment on the story but are working with the police to investigate the matter.
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