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Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery

Gravestones at an El Dorado County cemetery were mistakenly engraved with the N-word. (credit: CBS)

Gravestones Bearing Racial Slur Replaced

Workers on Tuesday began installing new markers at a public cemetery near Sacramento where relocated Gold Rush-era gravestones had been marked with the N-word.

10/18/2011

Gravestones at an El Dorado County cemetery were mistakenly engraved with the N-word. (credit: CBS)

Plan To Remove Racial Slur From Headstones Gets Approval

A racial slur etched on 36 tombstones will finally be removed after more than 50 years.

05/24/2011

Negro Hill Grave Markers

Inmates May Replace Gravestones Containing Racial Slur

A group of inmates may finally solve a lingering racist eyesore that community members have been lobbying to fix for nearly a decade.

05/17/2011