An outspoken professor, currently under suspension for his stance regarding the Milwaukee university’s position on gay marriage, noticed the mural on a Facebook page and contacted the school, which then promptly took it down.
An HBO biopic starring Viola Davis as Tubman is in the works. New York Sen. Charles Schumer is also pushing for the cable giant to film the movie in his state, and a nonprofit group is petitioning President Obama for the abolitionist’s image to grace the $20 bill.
On Saturday, Travis Gordeuk, the son of the Georgia school founder who went viral after she spouted racist comments during a graduation ceremony, took to Facebook to add his own derogatory missive to the fray.
The newly sworn-in attorney general met with Baltimore city officials, activists and members of the clergy for some five hours. The death of Freddie Gray while in police custody prompted demonstrations and protests in the city.