Kiera Wilmot, a Bartow High School student,Â allegedly detonated a water bottle filled with a concoction of common household chemicalsÂ â€” toilet bowl cleaner and aluminum foil.
The experiment created a small explosion that caused the bottle’s top to pop off and smoke. But no one was hurt and no property was damaged. Wilmot was charged withÂ possession/discharge of a weapon on school property and discharging a destructive device.
Some writers have insinuated that Wilmot would not have been charged if she had been white and not black.
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