NAACP Chapter Will Announce Plans On Wake Schools

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP plans what it calls a major announcement in its fight against new policies in the state's largest school district.

The civil rights organization plans to unveil a legal strategy for challenging the policies at a Saturday morning news conference in Raleigh.

The NAACP, along with other groups, has opposed the end of an effort in Wake County schools to achieve student diversity by busing.

A majority of school board members elected last year scrapped the policy, saying it prevents students from attending schools near their homes.

They say there are better ways to achieve diversity for the nearly 140,000 students in Wake County schools.

The NAACP says the changes amount to resegregating the school system.

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  • by Equal Rights Location: jacksonville n.c. on Oct 14, 2010 at 01:36 PM
    by reading most of your responses,it seems that most of you are a racist.DP Man says that blacks need to start taking up for their own problems in their world. Wow what , do we have a white world and a black world? sounds segregated to me. To Justice, if you think that anything that is mostly black would get the same chance to do anything then you need to wake up. to Anonymous, people like you hide behind fake names just like the kkk because you are not man enough to stand up. you talk about thugs and public housing but the truth of the matter is that there are more white people in trialer parks than black. there are more white people trying to do what black people do and dress like black people than the opposite. it's places like the Jacksonville Police Department and other so called authorities who make it hard. There is more racist cops than honest ones.I've been in three car accidents were the white person was in the wrong but the white cop did"t give them a ticket, u go figure.
  • by Mark on Sep 27, 2010 at 05:36 AM
    Their plan is to get up there spread the message that they are being held back by the white man, when in fact they NAACP is doing nothing the help but march and complain, but god forbid you disagree. If you do, you are labelled a racist. NAACP should live up to their name and try to advance, help in the communities. Help instill positive role models in the community and keep the kids off the streets and keep them occupied. Show them there is a place to go academically. Help them help themselves. But I guess if they helped them learn they see the truth and hypocracy of the NAACP which is, Preach equality and justice; practice open racism and keep the organization's members down while blaming someone else for it.
  • by Bill Location: Gnvl on Sep 26, 2010 at 07:32 AM
    Let the NAACP stand up and talk, just like they did at Duke I still don't understand why they didn't take the NAACP to court for several millions. They are going to talk even if they don't have a clue about what is going on.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 26, 2010 at 06:19 AM
    to tyrone, sounds like your the one who don't know what its like, get a job and get a clue
  • by Collectivist Group? on Sep 26, 2010 at 06:12 AM
    The online dictionary says: "the political principle of centralized social and economic control, esp. of all means of production" ...I don't think they are that organized. ☺
  • by DP Man Location: Greenville on Sep 26, 2010 at 03:05 AM
    There is nothing wrong with busing kids to go to a school they live nearby. It doesn't mean we are segregating them. If all black live in that area, then that's the way it is. Blacks need to get over it. I'm tired of them complaining and blaming whites for everything. They need to start taking up for their own problems in their world. Being a strong collectivist group of people causes most of their problems.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:18 PM
    to tyrone,I think you are right when you say "ya'll still don't know what it be like". I think that because we'all got to work and worry about how much ya'll are bleeding the system that we'all are paying for. Back to the story though, How do you keep the black man down ? Ask the NAACP, they have been doing it for years.
  • by Joe Location: Greenville on Sep 25, 2010 at 09:37 PM
    HA!!! Diversity?? How about this for diversity, In my 9th grade year, I was 1 of 2 white children in our entire 3rd and 4th period class!!After about 3 months the other white kid dropped out of school, he was 17 in the 9th grade btw.. So how exactly is anything fair with that? The NAACP would have 3 strokes and a heart attack if a black kid was put by himself in a room full of white kids! From the looks of the "Rev." Barber (don't ya just love the Rev. title they all have?) looks like he might be due for a stroke any day!! He is what, 400 lbs of pure worthless human being? They make me sick, they are just as bad as ANY hate group out there with the likes of the KKK, Black Panthers, etc..
  • by tiredofwhining Location: nc on Sep 25, 2010 at 07:50 PM
    Last time I checked, America was build on unity and not diversity. Leave it to the racist naacp to try to divide America. Just like a group of people who don't consider themselves to be American first but want all the benefits from it plus extra consideration based on race. This is not the equality mlk talked about but they just use his name and don't believe in any of what he said.
  • by Workinman Location: Grifton on Sep 25, 2010 at 07:40 PM
    Please stop printing articles concerning the useless actions of the naacp, they aren't newsworthy. There isn't enough grey matter in the entire organization to develope a plan on anything.
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