South Africa native Anye Nkimbeng faced racist comments and actions after being elected Senior Class President at Lowell High School in Massachusetts. The 18-year-old and his family have been dealing with the fallout of an onslaught of racist text messages.

More than a dozen students engaged in a text “campaign” where they used a number of racist slogans and names.

One student wrote “fuck black people.”

Another student wrote, “Rule out blacks and #MakeLHSGreatAgain.”

“I’m just nervous about out (sic) graduation speech with him ‘Yo my n*gger this year was mad lit my n*gger ayyeeee 3hunna’ *every black person in our grade are standing up yearling AYEEEE and twerking.” “Yelling*” wrote another student.

Other students also “joked” about lynching Nkimbeng.

“It’s just sad and disturbing knowing that people in Lowell HIgh School wanted to hurt me and attack me because I won class president,” he wrote in a letter.

Despite facing tremendous racism, the Nkimbeng family confronted the parents of the dozen white, racist students and is taking it in stride and ready to move on.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He also hosts the weekly DeSmogCAST and serves as co-host for Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced