The San Francisco school board on Tuesday voted 4-3 to cover a controversial 1936 George Washington mural at a local high school that includes images of slavery and assassination of a Native American.
The 13-panel "Life of The Washington" is preserved but covered by panels that show the "heroism of people of color in America, how we fought, and continue to fight discrimination, racism, hate, and poverty ”a proposal proposed by the board president. 19659003] NEWT GINGRICH: THE SPIRIT OF FASCISTIC BOOK BURNING SHOWS AMERICAN SYSTEM
The board voted to remove the 1,600-square-foot mural at George Washington High School after critics called it racist and offensive. The mural says its removal is historical and artistic censorship.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.