Parkland Teen Kyle Kashuv, Former Turning Point USA Member, Apologizes For Racist Slurs


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By Sebastian Murdock, Huffington Post 

Kyle Kashuv, a pro-gun shooting survivor and former member of an embattled college Republican group, apologized Wednesday night on Twitter for racist remarks and slurs he’d made in text and Skype messages and in a shared Google document for a class study guide….

Kashuv’s racist messages were shared with HuffPost by a former student and a current student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The messages date to late 2017 or early 2018, just a couple of months before [the] shooting…

“We were 16-year-olds making idiotic comments, using callous and inflammatory language in an effort to be as extreme and shocking as possible,” Kashuv said in a statement posted on Twitter Wednesday night, hours after HuffPost reached out to him for comment.

In a shared Google doc…that HuffPost was given access to, Kashuv used the N-word multiple times. (His words are highlighted in gray in the image below.)

Kyle Kashuv repeatedly used the N-word in a class document seen by multiple students. The document was shared with HuffPost.

Kashuv wrote that he is “really good at typing nigger ok like practice uhhhhhh makes perfect.” At least one other student also appears to make racist comments in the document.

A Google doc showing Kashuv’s racist remarks.

In that same document, Kashuv said he would “fucking make a CSOG map of Douglas and practice.” He was likely referring to the shooting game “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

“Everyone knew him as the vulgar kid that says stuff like that, talked that way out loud,” the former student who shared the document with HuffPost said of Kashuv. “He would talk that way to a lot of people. I don’t think he was trying to hide it or anything, I don’t think he was scared, I think he fell into that Discord, gamer guy that says those vulgar things.”…

[A] “former friend” of Kashuv also shared text and Skype correspondence the two had.

“[She] goes for niggerjocks,” Kashuv said in a text message about another female student.

Kashuv complains about a “7/10” girl going for “niggerjocks.”

The teen told HuffPost she was coming forward because she sees Kashuv’s behavior as problematic.

“I honestly think, yeah, he’s racist against black people,” the teen told HuffPost….

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