Oh, The Irony: The Robert E. Lee Elementary School In Florida Burns To The Ground

13Sep - by BarbaraDunlop

Oh, The Irony: The Robert E. Lee Elementary School In Florida Burns To The Ground

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Robert E. Lee Elementary School In Tampa Burns Down

Confederate general Robert E. Lee has been the impetus for the racist violence that we’ve witnessed in America lately.

Now, if you believe in signs, then this story is for you.

According to Tampa Bay Times, Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Tampa has burned down in a major fire. More than half the 300 students enrolled at the school are African-American and several members the Hillsborough County School System have been fighting to get the name changed over the past few years.

The city is still suffering from the devastating effects Hurricane Irma and just as power was restored in the area, black smoked filled the sky.

At this time there is no evidence that the fire was started under nefarious circumstances, but investigators will be looking into the incident.

The school was scheduled to reopen this week after the hurricane, and while we don’t want children to miss out on their education, maybe this was a sign.

Just sayin’…