There are so many reasons Cindy Hyde-Smith is wrong for Mississippi.

One of the reasons that just came to light is her long history of racism, starting with attending a segregationist high school to sending her daughter to a similar one as well. #SaturdayMorning
Hyde-Smith attended a segregationist academy specifically designed to avoid Brown v. Board of Ed racial integration.

Not only that, but she also sent her daughter to a similar academy.

This story is stunning.

There’s “no doubt that’s why those schools were set up,” said former U.S. Rep Ronnie Shows, a Democrat who was Hyde-Smith's junior high basketball coach at segregationist Lawrence County Academy in the 1970s.…
"U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith attended and graduated from a segregation academy that was set up so white parents could avoid having to send their children to schools with black students." #saturdaymorning…
"Lawrence County Academy opened in the small town of Monticello, Miss., in 1970. That same year, another segregation school, Brookhaven Academy, opened in Lincoln County. Years later, Hyde-Smith would send her daughter, Anna-Michael, to that academy."…
Due to @JuddLegum's investigation and reporting, Walmart, Union Pacific, Leidos, Boston Scientific, AT&T, Pfizer, and Amgen have all withdrawn their support of Hyde-Smith and requested a donation refund due to her racist comments. #SaturdayMorning…
"In the 2015-2016 school year, Brookhaven Academy enrolled 386 white children, five Asian children, and just one black child. That’s despite the fact that Census statistics show Brookhaven is 55 percent black and 43 percent white, per 2016 Census."…
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