‘Whites Only’ and ‘Colored’ Signs Taped over School Water Fountains
Someone posted “whites only” and “colored” signs over water fountains at First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida.
“The signs placed on top of the fountains are completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated by our school district,” Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Duval County Public Schools Superintendent, told LawNewz.com in a statement. “We are investigating the matter to determine who is behind the action to provide the appropriate discipline and counseling.”
The signs clearly evoke segregation policies formerly common in the United States. Pictures of the signs started circulating on social media, stoking outrage.
How you got the “colored” sign higher than the “whites only” one? Florida morons couldn’t even get racism right https://t.co/bNK27qQEHJ
— Lil B the Ashygod (@AshyGod) November 11, 2016
I told my pops that someone put whites only and colored people only signs above water fountains at a Florida high school… He chuckled. 😡😡😡
— MoonTheLoon (@MLoon92) November 11, 2016
Meanwhile Today at firstcoast… This really pissed me off 😡😡😡😡 RACISM! pic.twitter.com/UMw27oKSY0
— Tee ✨ (@rvdeasstee) November 10, 2016
[Screengrab via CBS 47]
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