• On The Subject Of Aledo, Texas--A Town That Recently Went Viral For An ‘Online Slave Trade'

    6 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Much of America has seen the story about the high school kids in North Texas who created an online “slave trade” to auction off the Black students in their school. I live in Dallas, about 50 miles from Aledo, Texas, the small suburban town where this appalling episode occurred.
    If I'm honest, the primary reaction I had when I read about the incident on a national news outlet was shock that there were any Black families living in Aledo, Texas. I happened to have looked up this town a few years earlier and remembered reading that at the time, the town was 98% white. I remember my jaw hit the...
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