Reporter: Jennifer Johnson
New Media Producer: Kerry Corum
Union County Middle School Principal Jon Farley says, "We are long past the age where we differentiate based on color."
That's why Farley wants to provide more education for students who may not realize what they say or what they wear can be offensive.
And students at Union County High School are already starting to address the problem.
Connections is a new organization formed for people with all backgrounds to interact within the community.
And those involved hope taking a stand will help minimize racial problems in the district.
On March 29th, a new diversity committee will meet for the first time to address race relations. Deputy superintendent Dr. Keith Omer says the committee was not formed specifically to address issues at the middle school, but to educate the students and community.