Apparently modern Senators haven’t learned their lesson yet, and by that, we mean they clearly haven’t learned how to avoid controversies involving racism. The Jackson Free Press managed to uncover damning information, uh, indicating that Cindy Hyde-Smith actually attended a super racist school in her past — and such racism dates back in her family for decades.
The Free Press managed to uncover the fact that Hyde-Smith apparently went to the Lawrence County Academy — an Academy that was meant for white parents to be able to privately send their kids to school furthest from black children. All of this apparently happened before and after the Supreme Court ordered schools to stop segregating people by their skin colour in 1955.
Meanwhile reps for Hyde-Smith deny the claims, of course, citing that her racism doesn’t exist (but see this link). “In their latest attempt to help Mike Espy, the gotcha liberal media has taken leave of their senses. They have stooped to a new low, attacking her entire family and trying to destroy her personally.