Md. universities grapple with racist photos in yearbooks

February 15, 2019 | The Baltimore Sun

The racist images that roiled Virginia’s political landscape this week have forced some self-reflection within the walls of Maryland’s colleges and universities, with the president of the state’s flagship school acknowledging that such images are sprinkled throughout the pages of the Terrapin yearbooks from the 1960s and ’70s.

These images of blackface, nooses and KKK robes shouldn’t come as a surprise, historians and sociologists say.

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