Mississippi is not a state with a reputation for racial harmony. Maybe we need to think again. On March 22, a school in Clarksdale posted this image of two napping students on its Facebook Page.
The school's Facebook Page has just over 700 "Likes." This post alone has been shared nearly 2,000 times.
As Facebook users know, trolls and negative comments can often dominate a post--but this one has generated mostly positivity, by a huge margin. See the thread here.
"Love knows no color. From the hearts and mouths of children come truth, peace, love and happiness." LaTricia Tree Johnson, Facebook
- Location: About 150 miles north of Jackson, the state capital
- Population: About 18,000
- Race: African-Americans number about 79% of the population. Whites number about 19%