Newsweek | 1/21/2019 | Ewan Palmer
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A freelance reporter has lost his job at digital company INE Entertainment after tweeting he wanted Covington Catholic High School students and their parents “to die” in the wake of a video involving Native American protesters in Washington DC.

Erik Abriss lost his job as a post-production supervisor at INE in the wake of the comments aimed towards teenage students who attend the school in Kentucky.

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Abriss, who also contributes to New York Media’s entertainment site Vulture, was reacting to the viral video that at first appeared to show MAGA hat-wearing Nick Sandmann confronting a Native American man during a March for Life rally, which coincided with the Indigenous Peoples March.

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Subsequent video footage of the incident appeared to show the Native America man, identified as Nathan Phillips, approaching the students after they were being yelled at by another group at the rally, the Black Hebrew Israelites.

“I don’t know what it says about me but I’ve truly lost the ability to articulate the hysterical rage, nausea, and heartache this makes me feel. I just want these people to die. Simple as that. Every single one of them. And their parents,” Abriss tweeted in response to the original video of Sandmann.

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“Racism is in its Boomer death throes. It will die out with this younger generation,” he added. “Look at the ****-eating grins on all those young white slugs’ faces. Just perverse pleasure at wielding a false dominion they’ve been taught their whole life was their divine right. **** die.”

In a statement to The Wrap, INE said it was “surprised...
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