Beat Up a White Kid Day refers to an incident in Cleveland, Ohio when personal animosity between two girls led to an alleged attack by 18 black and Hispanic youths aged between 8 and 15 on one of the girls, a 13 year old white girl. Of the 18, six were convicted. There were allegations that this was part of a customary 'Beat up a White Kid' day but both prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed this arose from a vendetta between the two girls.
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