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Black student robbed of salutatorian because district feared white flight, lawsuit alleges


JACKSON, Miss. – When Olecia James graduated last year, she was part of the first class to receive diplomas from a newly integrated high school, created after a district was ordered to desegregate in the Mississippi Delta, according to a federal lawsuit...

https://news.yahoo.com/black-student-robbed-salutatorian-because-174913748.html

Alissa Zhu
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Mississippi student Olecia James' lawsuit claims the honor of salutatorian went to a white student whose grade score appeared to be lower than hers


 

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Yes, white supremacists are emboldened. But that’s not the whole story in America today


But here’s something else that has been happening: Some 400,000 people have visited a memorial to the victims of racial-terror lynchings since it opened in Montgomery, Ala., about one year ago. People in 300 counties where lynchings took place have started conversations about erecting markers or monuments in their hometowns...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/yes-white-supremacists-are-emboldened-but-thats-not-the-whole-story-in-america-today/2019/05/05/f0b5c330-6dcb-11e9-be3a-33217240a539_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d92a79dcaca5&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

By Fred Hiatt
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Roses are placed by family members of the deceased during the dedication of the new monument to those who were victims of racial-terror lynchings or violence during the 1950s at the Peace and Justice Memorial Center in Montgomery, Ala., on April 29. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)



 

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Art so white: Black artists want representation (beyond slavery) in the Met, National Gallery


https://news.yahoo.com/apos-ve-got-masterpieces-worth-002357223.html

Nicquel Terry Ellis
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In Titus Kaphar's, Behind the Myth of Benevolence, an iconic portrait of Thomas Jefferson is being peeled away from the canvas to reveal a portrait of an enslaved black woman.



 

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