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Segregation by skin color is illegal

Last week, a parents group filed a complaint against Pathfinder K-8 Public School in Seattle for racial discrimination.

The civil rights group filed a complaint on April 11 with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education against principal Britney Holmes and the Seattle School District for discriminating against white students at the elementary school.

The complaint presents evidence that Principal Holmes issued invitations to black and "multi-racial" children to attend an educational program but excluded white students.

The principal and teachers organized student gatherin...


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