Student who writes on racial tension suspended over yearbook
June 14, 2017
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A black student who wrote about racial tension at her New Jersey high school was suspended after submitting a yearbook photo that included artwork that contained a racial slur and images of lynchings.
Jamaica Ponder was suspended from Princeton High School on Monday because of the photo, (http://bit.ly/2sYb2JS ) Newsworks reported. It shows her with a group of friends in her home, where work from an art exhibition her father produced about race hangs on the wall.
Submitting a photo with the racial slur in the background was an oversight, Ponder said. Two letters of...