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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A senior class vice president and leader at her high school was in hot water this week over a quote she had next to her picture in the school’s yearbook, WSB-TV reports.
In addition to her duties as a student body officer, Paris Gray is a member of SADD and the Beta Club at Mundy’s Mill High School in Clayton County, Ga.
The message appearing next to her picture was: “When the going gets tough just remember to Barium, Carbon, Potassium, Thorium, Astatine, Arsenic, Sulfur, Uranium, Phosphorus.”
The quote itself seems innocuous enough until you look up those elements on the periodic table and put together the symbols for each one:
Ba – Barium
C – Carbon
K – Potassium
Th – Thorium
At – Astatine
As – Arsenic
S – Sulfur
U – Uranium
P – Phosphorus
“Basically, it’s just me saying ‘Start all…
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Linda Brown, an African American girl was denied admission to her local elementary school in Topeka, Kansas because of her skin color. While her name is not widely remembered, that incident was critical in bringing a major civil rights victory.
In May 1954, The US Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities was unconstitutional. That historic decision brought an end to federal tolerance of racial segregation.
Today, the nation’s most segregated schools aren’t in the deep south. The Huffington Post cites the report “New York State’s Extreme School Segregation,” reviewing 60 years of data.
Additionally, the typical black or Latino student in New York attends a school with twice as many low-income students as their white peers, bringing disadvantages that mixed-income schools often lack: health issues, mobile…
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