NAACP: Expel Students Who Painted Racist Obama Graffiti

The North Carolina NAACP wants North Carolina State University to expel four students accused of painting racist messages about President-elect Obama on campus.

School Chancellor James Oblinger held a closed-door meeting Wednesday with NAACP President Rev. William Barber to discuss the graffiti in the campus free expression tunnel.

Barber wants an official response within 48 hours. Oblinger says both sides have agreed to move forward.

Four students admitted spray-painting the messages, including one that used a racial slur and suggested shooting Obama in the head.

Officials have said the unidentified students won't face criminal charges because the writing wasn't a hate crime since it was written on a wall where free speech is encouraged.

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  • by charles Location: ohio on Dec 5, 2008 at 07:20 AM
    i think that we should elect someone else for president
  • by OK Location: NC on Nov 23, 2008 at 04:54 PM
    The NAACP is needed now more than ever. Have you read these posts? If you think these people go into their everyday lives and treat all people as equals you are wrong. Oppression because of race still exists. I think more people should get involved in the NAACP instead of complaining. If these people think it is all right to even suggest shooting our next president in the head we have a long way to go.
  • by a mamma for obama on Nov 23, 2008 at 09:05 AM
    I think it is time for the NAACP to disjoin as a group. It is out dated and is now pointless. Now, Barack Obama will be out president. Why keep bringing more complaints. Together, Yes, We Can. That is all we need. Stop being negative. We need to be positive that the future will bring HOPE for our youth. The USA will be a better country when the young generation take over... no more hatered and racism. All parents...bring fairness and hope for your children.
  • by C on Nov 19, 2008 at 03:31 PM
    To c know and also to Rob: Thanks for the kind words !
  • by Rob Location: NC on Nov 19, 2008 at 07:29 AM
    Right on, c.
  • by c know Location: da spot on Nov 14, 2008 at 03:40 PM
    amen c
  • by C on Nov 14, 2008 at 01:55 PM
    These idiots need to be thrown into prison. I did'nt vote for Obama..but threatening the life of political candidates [or anyone else's life, for that matter] should NEVER be encouraged or tolerated. I also think that racism is wrong. The same God that made me made everyone else. Both good, and bad, people come in all colors. Having said all of that, I have NO use for the NAACP. These people are nothing more than professional trouble-makers. They're always ready to hang the "racism" label on anyone who disagrees with them. If a white policeman is forced to use deadly force against an armed, homicidal criminal who happens to be black, the policeman is instantly denounced by the NAACP as a racist. But if that same criminal [who happens to be black] instead kills the policeman [who happens to be white], they would'nt DREAM of calling HIM a racist. This is a blatant double-standard, but don't you DARE point it out..YOU'LL be called a racist.
  • by Again and again Location: Washington on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:17 AM
    What group stood up and voiced thier concern when the gentleman as a Halloween "prank" took a mannequin, dressed it as Sarah Palin, palced a noose around its neck and hung it from the roof of his home. Just as the walkway states....this was his freedon of speech and only a joke. Personally, I found no humor in the act. Yet no group stepped forward voicing any outrage. Why make everything such a drama..yes that is why we have Sharpton and Jackson. They are quite good at stirring hatred.
  • by Anonymous Location: here & there on Nov 14, 2008 at 08:54 AM
    We all knew things like this were going to happen we YOU elected YOUR president. I agree with the person that said the NAACP is just the "colored" version of the KKK.I'm not for either one of these organizations but the government does everything they can to "pacify" the NAACP.I totally agree that it was HORRIBLE to write these things about Obama, but if they had been written about any other president they might have been "looked" into but not the big stink that this has been. We're only hearing so much of this b/c your new president is PART black. Things like this have been happening probably ever since there was a president.
  • by Jason Location: New Bern on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:31 AM
    If NC State would just ignore the NACCP and proceed with there own policies what would happen? Boycott so! b/c the economy already sucks! March so! Just do what is right do entertain and it will go away like a virus. As long as people allow them to be viable they will! Move On, get a real job and forget it. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton's job is to stir up trouble. They were no where to be seen in this election b/c the dems told them to shut up!
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