Hopkins High School was the scene of a student protest Friday, according to multiple news sources.
Nearly 150 students at Hopkins High School staged a walkout Friday afternoon to protest what they called unfair treatment of minority students at the 1,800-student school in Minnetonk, reported the Star Tribune.
Last week, prosecutors charged two Hopkins students with misdemeanors following a confrontation in the assistant principal's office. The confrontation arose following student complaints aimed at the school's handling of an incident in which they say several white students mocked black culture, reported Patch.
The school says it responded to the matter in a fair and appropriate way for all of the students involved, reported Kare 11. But many of the students who walked out Friday say more needs to be done, and the walkout is the start of bringing that to attention.