The Kids At The Back Of The Class Have A New Ambassador, And She Has A Way With Words

She's got a great message, whether you're a "smart-ass troublemaker brown kid" — or not!

Plenty of exquisite lines here, so follow along with the transcript below. Also, check out more here and here on the school-to-prison pipeline.

via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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