So much for that “post-racial” society Obama promised us.
A city councilwoman says a quilt made by a group of students should not be allowed to hang in the Martinsville City administration building.
She says the quilt is offensive to African Americans.
But the students who made it say it showcases what they learned working on a special project.
It’s a story that’s got plenty of people talking.
It was supposed to be a nice gesture from students at the Piedmont Governor’s School in Martinsville.
Each student made a quilt square.
But one representing their journey learning about the area with a black stick figure offended councilwoman Sharon Brooks-Hodge.
Here’s what happened: