Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Jackson School Board Considers Response to Jesus Depiction Suit
The Jackson City school board is set to meet over how it will respond to a federal lawsuit seeking removal of a depiction of Jesus that hangs prominently in its middle school.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation say the large depiction unconstitutionally promotes religion. T
They filed a lawsuit last week in U.S. district court on behalf on an unidentified student and two parents.
The Jackson City Schools board will meet Tuesday evening in an elementary school gym.
Superintendent Phil Howard says the district was “shocked and surprised” at the suit. Attorneys for the district have been examining the matter.
The district says the picture was donated by a student group and has been in the school since about 1947.