The San Francisco school board on Tuesday voted 4-3 to cover a controversial 1936 George Washington mural at a local high school that includes images of slavery and the killing of a Native American.
The 13-panel “Life of Washington "will be preserved but covered by panels that show" the heroism of people of color in America, how we have fought, and continue to battle discrimination, racism, hatred, and poverty "a proposal suggested by the board president said.  NEWT GINGRICH: THE SPIRIT OF FASCISTIC BOOK BURNING HAS ENTERED THE AMERICAN SYSTEM
The board voted to remove the 1,600-square-foot mural at George Washington High School after critics called it racist and offensive.
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Those in favor of keeping the mural said removing it was historical and artistic censorship.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.