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#CollinsHillHighSchool principal issues APOLOGY after racist MLK photo ends up in yearbook! [Pics]

They are saying it was an ‘accident’. Not saying that things don’t happen… but….

I worked on a yearbook staff in high school years ago. Nothing went to the printers without being approved…and even at the printers…a preview copy is sent for review…IJS.

Somehow, a photo with racist imagery and language ended up on a senior page in the Collins Hill High School yearbook, leading to a letter today to families from the principal apologizing and pledging to find out what happened.

The edited image shows a teen posed with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The young man is holding a sheet of paper that is supposed to be hall pass from King allowing the student to use racist language.

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Atlanta school has students perform ICONIC poem in #BLACKFACE! Issues apology. [details]

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It seems that ‘BLACKFACE’ is the NEW ORANGE…(most of y’all won’t get it.) But let’s move on. Blackface is popping up all over the place now and we don’t know WHY people don’t KNOW THAT THIS IN NO FORM IS NOT A GOOD THING! No matter how you INTENDED IT, the HISTORY of BALCKFACE is DEGRADING and RACIST and DISRESPECTFUL.  Well an ATLANTA school is UNDER fire for having its students RECITE an ICONIC POEM ‘in blackface’! Continue reading Atlanta school has students perform ICONIC poem in #BLACKFACE! Issues apology. [details]

#Prada PULLS products from line after accusations of #BLACKFACE imagery! [details]

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Prada knew EXACTLY what they were doing with this new line. The HIGH END lien is UNDER FIRE for some products that appear to have BLACKFACE imagery!!

The products, part of Prada’s Pradamalia line, were pulled Friday after images surfaced of some merchandise depicting monkey-like figures with black faces and large red lips.
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