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    Posted September 29, 2015 by
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    Take Down The Ad

     
    Civil rights leaders and activists rallying outside City Hall, in NYC, were protesting the controversial new television ad criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio for placing African American & Hispanic students in failing public schools.

    The ad depicts a white student going to a high-quality city school while a black child heads off to a dilapidated, rundown school.

    Hazel Dukes, President of the N.A.A.CP, New York chapter, (seen in this video) said "This insulting ad must come down!"
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