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  1. 2 Arkansans among Obama clemenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NWAonline

    ... the sentences of 1,385 people, the most of any president in history, the White House said. Charles D. Hinton of Blevins, Ark., who was convicted in Georgia of being an accessory after the fact to a crime, has had the felony conviction on his record ...

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  2. An Arkansas school board member who wore blackface wouldn't resign. Now, he's praised.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Powhatan Today

    It was just a few months ago, as racist graffiti spread across U.S. campuses, that an Arkansas school board member's blackface Halloween costume became a symbol of racial outrage. Ted Bonner, who sits on the school board of tiny Blevins, Arkansas, had dressed for a party in bib overalls and a straw hat, his face painted black and his lips bright red, recalling minstrel shows of the 19th century.

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  3. A school board member who wore blackface wouldn't resign. Now, he's praised.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    It was just a few months ago, as racist graffiti spread across U.S. campuses, that an Arkansas school board member's blackface Halloween costume became a symbol of racial outrage. Ted Bonner, who sits on the school board of tiny Blevins, Arkansas, had dressed for a party in bib overalls and a straw hat, his face painted black and his lips bright red, recalling minstrel shows of the 19th century.

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  4. Blackface controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Washington Post

    It was just a few months ago, as racist graffiti spread across U.S. campuses, that an Arkansas school board member's blackface Halloween costume became a symbol of racial outrage . Ted Bonner, who sits on the school board of in tiny Blevins, Ark., had dressed for a party in bib overalls and a straw hat, his face painted black and his lips bright red, recalling minstrel shows of the 19th century.

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  5. Protest fear keeps pupils homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | NWAonline

    More than 70 percent of the Blevins School District's students missed classes Monday and Tuesday, fearing protests by groups opposed to the actions of a School Board member who posed on social media in blackface, according to the superintendent. The district, located in Hempstead County, has 500 students.

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  6. Fueling the Fire: Blevins School Board takes a major misstep with awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Texarkana Gazette

    Blevins, Ark., is a little town in Hempstead County, not far from Hope. Readers will recall that several weeks ago photos were made public of a Blevins School Board member named Ted Bonner decked out in blackface at a Halloween party.

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  7. AR school board member who dressed in blackface receives awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LITTLE ROCK, AR - An Arkansas school board member who has sparked protests after he wore blackface at a party has received an award. Little Rock ABC-affiliate KATV reports that Blevins school board member Ted Bonner was given the "Outstanding School Board Member" award Monday night during a regularly scheduled meeting.

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  8. KATV: Blackface Blevins school board member named 'Outstanding Board Member'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Arkansas Times

    KATV reports that Blevins School Board member Ted Bonner, whose blackface getup and "Blak [sic] Lives Matter" sign at Halloween has drawn public protests, was given an Outstanding School Board Member award at a board meeting last night. Attendance at the meeting was limited to 28 people, reportedly on orders of the fire marshal.

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  9. Blackface photos draw protesters to meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    Civil-rights advocates showed up at a Blevins School Board meeting Monday night to protest a white board member who wore blackface during a Halloween party, but their public comments were cut short by school administrators. It was the first meeting of the board since photos from a Halloween party surfaced on social media in November of board member Ted Bonner posing in blackface, wearing overalls and fake, crooked teeth while holding a sign that read "Blak lives matters."

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  10. Court denies birth rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... down, I'm just getting what these people want. I mean, I'm standing up for my rights as a United States citizen." - Blevins School Board member Ted Bonner, explaining to reporters why he wore blackface for Halloween and sported a sign reading "Blak ...

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  11. School board member called on to resign over blackface photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Courier

    The Arkansas NAACP and several residents are calling for the resignation of a school board member in eastern Arkansas after photos surfaced of him at a Halloween party in blackface while holding a sign referring to the Black Lives Matter movement. NAACP members and others demanded Ted Bonner's resignation Monday during a Blevins School Board meeting.

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  12. NAACP wants official to quit over blackface costume; he refusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An NAACP rally was held Dec. 12 in Blevins, Ark., in protest of a School Board member's choice of blackface as a Halloween costume. A photo of Blevins, Ark., School Board member Ted Bonner that circulated on social media in November reportedly was taken at a Halloween party.

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  13. New Orleans Bowl: Big Easy eatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... another expert on cell phone evidence along with a GPS expert sometime Tuesday. An NAACP rally was held Dec. 12 in Blevins, Ark., in protest of a School Board member's choice of blackface as a Halloween costume. (Source: KSLA News 12) NAACP ...

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  14. Christopher, Il PD: Man wanted for questioning for passing counterfeit checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... all tasty snacks that could be at risk of not being covered by food stamps. An NAACP rally was held Dec. 12 in Blevins, Ark., in protest of a School Board member's choice of blackface as a Halloween costume. (Source: KSLA News 12) NAACP ...

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  15. Sean Stewart opens a Christmas card.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Squire Apartments, located at 235 Glen Park Drive, in Cordova on Saturday night. An NAACP rally was held Dec. 12 in Blevins, Ark., in protest of a School Board member's choice of blackface as a Halloween costume. (Source: KSLA News 12) NAACP ...

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  16. Protesters call for Arkansas school official who wore blackface to step down; comments cut shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    People who showed up at a Blevins School Board meeting in Hempstead County on Monday to protest a white board member who wore blackface had their public comments cut short.

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  17. Crowd calls for school official who wore 'blackface' to step down:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Crowd calls for school official who wore 'blackface' to step down: Superintendent tries to have speakers removed; authorities defend public's rights Blevins, Ark., School District Superintendent Billy Lee tells Rizelle Aaron, Arkansas State NAACP Conference president, that the school district administrative building is not a public place and that he must leave the building on Monday. Later in the evening Lee spoke with Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton who refused to remove Aaron and community members from the building.

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  18. Blackface in Blevins: Furor at school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    HAPPY HALLOWEENT: Blevins School Board member Ted Bonner blackened his face and made this sign to celebrate Halloweent. Many aren't happy about it.

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  19. AT 10: NAACP demands resignation of official who wore blackfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Representatives of the NAACP today demanded the resignation of a Southwest Arkansas school board member who wore blackface for Halloween . About a dozen people, including the president of the Arkansas NAACP, gathered for a rally in Blevins, Ark., before a school board meeting the same evening.

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  20. Live at 6: Protest over school board member's blackface costumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... rights issues. If you have questions or comments about our live stream, email us at [email protected] A photo of Blevins, Arkansas school board member Ted Bonner that circulated on social media back in November was reportedly taken at a Halloween ...

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