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Social Media Lit Up After Louisiana Cemetery Denies A Black Man Burial

A Louisiana cemetery has apologized after denying burial to a local black police officer because of a decades-old “white only” policy. Darrell Semien, an Allen Parish sheriff’s office deputy, died of cancer on Sunday at the age of 55. But when his widow Karla Semien asked about his burial at the local Oaklin Springs cemetery, Semien said, she was told […]