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School Board President Who Posted Confederate Flag, ‘Proud to be White,’ Resigns

Sara Wilkins, the Madera County Board of Education president whose Facebook post of the Confederate flag and the phrase "I'm proud to be white" prompted community outrage, has resigned, Madera County Superintendent of Schools Cecilia Massetti announced Thursday morning. Wilkins' resignation came in a single sentence: “After 47 years of...

Madera County Schools Official on Facebook: ‘I’m Proud to Be White’

The president of the Madera County Board of Education apparently posted an image of the Confederate flag overlaid with a message proclaiming "I'm proud to be white" on her Facebook page, prompting criticism Tuesday from the county's superintendent of schools. The message continued with "I bet no one passes this...