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Cumberland County Schools officials said Tuesday that they are investigating after a photo of two students in blackface was posted on social media.
NEW YORK -- Depictions of children hanging from nooses were displayed across the street from an elementary school in Brooklyn. An empty noose swung from a home on Long Island. And in Rockland County, New York, three black pumpkins with white eyes, noses and mouths sat on the steps of a small law firm.
Azi Paybarah, New York Times
Monday, April 1, 2019 -- The blackface photographs that in January led newly installed Florida Secretary of State Michael Ertel, to resign -- and a similar picture discovered on the medical school yearbook page of Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia -- represent a more troubling aspect of this history. They illustrate how young white men who were destined for careers that gave them profound influence on the lives of African-Americans continued to privately embrace racist caricature long after it became unacceptable to do so in the open.