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Georgia bus driver jailed for assaulting two Black students for refusal to sitting in the back of the bus

Former Morgan County school bus driver, James O’Neil, has been arrested and charged with two counts of simple battery after being caught on video pushing two young students during a dispute on Friday, Sept. 9 … “The investigation resulted in the arrest of James O’Neil on two counts of simple battery,” said Morgan County Chief Deputy Keith Howard. “While this was not a complex investigation, it was complicated by the allegation that the incident was perceived as being racially motivated.”

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