Tennessee elementary school removes racist mural

New York Post | 3/6/2018 | Staff
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A Tennessee elementary school has modified a mural depicting a lynching and removed another of a Confederate flag after it received complaints over the “racist” works, according to reports.

South Cumberland Elementary School in Nashville made the changes at the school over the weekend.

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“When the school was named almost 40 years ago, you didn’t have this conversation about the Confederate flag…We realize times have changed,” schools chief Janet Graham told the Crossville Chronicle.

One of the murals, which depicted the lynching, showed a man dressed in blue hanging from a rope tied to a tree branch near another person — depicting a “Rebel” mascot — standing in a red school jersey holding the Confederate flag.

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Local resident David Clark had been complaining about the “racist” paintings to the school since December and made a Facebook post last week to call on others to demand action.

“These murals are in South Cumberland Elementary in Crossville. They are both in one public school elementary gym where all the...
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