Jill Scott is about to headline A+E Network’s Race in America concert next month, and recently, she opened up to The Huffington Post about the now-viral video of a South Carolina teenage girl being assaulted by a school officer at Spring Valley High School.
“I was [once] a teacher and I remember their mouths — I know the students have a whole day to sit down and think of something negative to say, but you’re supposed to be the adult,” Scott said. “You’re supposed to be able to take a breath and walk away, and still do your job. This is violence. He swung that child around like he hated her. And that’s too much.”
Scott also said that she thinks that the recent incident captured on video is not the first of it’s kind
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