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The guy behind the Erroll-Davis-in-a-Klan-robe flier

Dyer says he doesn't understand why schools are being closed in the southern part of the city when there's so much economic development in progress — the Atlanta Beltline, the new Walmart in English Avenue, Mim's Park in Vine City — unless, of course, race is a factor. "Here's the thing," he says. "Let's look at the history of the United States and of Georgia. If those people the predominately black school board and superintendant were all white, and a bunch of black schools were being closed down but none of the white ones were, it would be construed as straight racist, right?"

The flier, he says, is alludes to the history behind decisions like these. Where you used to see a white face, now it's common to see a black one. "All I'm doing is painting a picture. It's not a personal attack on the man — it's about the perception of the decisions he's made."

The full list of APS school closures can be seen here.



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