"Banished" the book--In the early 1900s, there were more than 1,000 African Americans in Forsyth County, Georgia, comprising 10 percent of the population. But in 1912, whites violently expelled all black residents from the county. Today, Forsyth County is home to about 150,000 people, more than 95 percent of them white.  Within a matter of months, it had dropped to 30. It's the largest racial cleansing in America that I know of." —Cox Newspapers reporter Elliot Jaspin

"Banished" the book--In the early 1900s, there were more than 1,000 African Americans in Forsyth County, Georgia, comprising 10 percent of the population. But in 1912, whites violently expelled all black residents from the county. Today, Forsyth County is home to about 150,000 people, more than 95 percent of them white. Within a matter of months, it had dropped to 30. It's the largest racial cleansing in America that I know of." —Cox Newspapers reporter Elliot Jaspin

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"Forsyth County Coroner Lauren McDonald said there were no signs of a struggle at the home.    According to McDonald, there are “a lot of suicides and suicide attempts in the county,” but murder-suicides are rare."

"Forsyth County Coroner Lauren McDonald said there were no signs of a struggle at the home. According to McDonald, there are “a lot of suicides and suicide attempts in the county,” but murder-suicides are rare."

Article: Inside a fourth-grader's brain. Insights about neuroscience/development. Also includes links to other grade levels!

Article: Inside a fourth-grader's brain. Insights about neuroscience/development. Also includes links to other grade levels!

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English/Language Arts 6-12 / Reading in the Content Areas | Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

English/Language Arts 6-12 / Reading in the Content Areas | Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Just few weeks ago Baton Rouge Louisiana was hit really hard with historic flooding forcing thousands of people out of their homes and closing schools and businesses left and right. Some of our very own amazing teachers from South Forsyth Middle School are heading to the Ascension School District in Louisiana today with a small team.  We loaded up the Forsyth County team yesterday with a bunch of needed supplies for students and teachers who are starting over and regrouping. We receive a lot…

Just few weeks ago Baton Rouge Louisiana was hit really hard with historic flooding forcing thousands of people out of their homes and closing schools and businesses left and right. Some of our very own amazing teachers from South Forsyth Middle School are heading to the Ascension School District in Louisiana today with a small team. We loaded up the Forsyth County team yesterday with a bunch of needed supplies for students and teachers who are starting over and regrouping. We receive a lot…

A historic newspaper headline reading “Negroes Flee From Forsyth: Enraged White People Are Driving Blacks From County”

A historic newspaper headline reading “Negroes Flee From Forsyth: Enraged White People Are Driving Blacks From County”

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Learn more about the Vocational Education Partnership with Habitat for Humanity Forsyth County, WSFCS and FTCC Vocational Education Programs

Learn more about the Vocational Education Partnership with Habitat for Humanity Forsyth County, WSFCS and FTCC Vocational Education Programs

Forsyth County Schools is on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Check out their pages for examples of what they post and how they inform their public.

Forsyth County Schools is on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Check out their pages for examples of what they post and how they inform their public.

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