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Ten examples from Black students that reveal a pattern of racism at elite high schools

On Instagram, Black students and graduates share disturbing experiences they had at some of Massachusetts' most prestigious schools

Echoes of the nationwide reckoning on racism can now be heard among current students and recent graduates of the country’s most elite prep schools.
Echoes of the nationwide reckoning on racism can now be heard among current students and recent graduates of the country’s most elite prep schools.Handout

Black students and alumni of the country’s most elite prep schools are holding a mirror up to their alma maters. The reflection is far from flattering.

In recent weeks, as protests against racism continue across the country, students and recent graduates have launched dozens of social media accounts dedicated to broadcasting the painful interactions Black people and other people of color experience at prestigious, predominantly white schools.

In Massachusetts, at least ten prominent schools are being publicly called to task by pupils and alumni who refuse to remain silent. Below are ten examples:

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#sayyestoandover

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#poc #blackatnobles #blackatschool

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#matignonourstoriesmatter #matignonhighschool

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Dasia Moore can be reached at dasia.moore@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @daijmoore