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Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Attended All-White “Segregation Academy” With Confederate Mascot

The Jackson Free Press reports: U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith attended and graduated from a segregation academy that were set up so that white parents could avoid having to send their children to schools with black students, a yearbook reveals. A group photo in the 1975 edition of The Rebel — the Lawrence County Academy Yearbook — illustrates the point. High-school …

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Trump Judicial Nominee Won’t Denounce Segregation

The Huffington Post reports: Federal judicial nominee Wendy Vitter refused to say on Wednesday whether she agreed with the landmark civil rights case that desegregated U.S. public schools. During her confirmation hearing, Vitter, whom President Donald Trump nominated to become a federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana, would not say whether she believed the Supreme Court case, Brown …

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