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"Racial Slurs" Residents Fearful


February 18, 2021

Photo Racial Slur

In 1849, French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote, "plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" which translate in English to mean, "the more things change, the more they stay the same". Today his quote is still as true in 2021 as it was in 1849. In Bienville Parish, District G of the Louisiana NAACP State Conference, the Jackson Parish Branch NAACP Vice President, Rose Jackson wrote and submitted the following. On the morning of February 9, 2021, I was informed by a very upset resident of my community who on his way home from work, discovered a racial slur painted on the road. Shor...

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