A prosecutor has called a news conference to update reporters on his investigation of a white student's allegedly racist video of a black classmate eating chicken.
The black 16-year-old depicted in the video was charged in juvenile court with assault after allegedly retaliating against the white 14-year-old at a Saucon Valley High School football game in October.
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli planned a news conference Tuesday afternoon. He's said he may file charges against the white student who posted the video online. The 14-year-old recorded the black student eating chicken wings and used a slur and made references to "being broke and on welfare" in narrating the video.
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The black teen's attorney, Gary Asteak, says authorities acted insensitively to the racial aspects of the incident in charging his client. [[238427591, C]]