A lawsuit alleging racial harassment and threats aimed at an African American teenager on Long Island has seen several key claims surviving a defense motion to dismiss.

Plaintiffs Willie and Ursula Moore said their son was in eighth grade at East Islip’s St. Mary School when he began receiving alarming images from three of his classmates through the chat site Discord, Long Island-based attorney Cory Morris wrote in a May 2018 complaint. The pictures targeted the student’s race and referenced the KKK, Nazis and suicide, according to copies included with the complaint.

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