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Student who writes on racial tension suspended over yearbook


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, ( ) 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...

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