NAACP

Rev. Barber, President of the NC chapter of the NAACP lead a rally in Raleigh against their school assignment plan… is it too late? 

NC – NAACP President Rev. William Barber and three others were arrested during a non-violent protest at the Wake County school board meeting. 

The final vote on whether to establish a community based school policy and do away with a diversity policy is on tap in today’s meeting. 

Rev. Barber, President of the N.C. chapter of NAACP announced a mass meeting over the diversity debate in Wake County Schools. 

  The Wake County School board will hold it’s final vote on the diversity policy on Tuesday. 

A news conference was held at 10 this morning concerning the comments made by Wake County School board chairman Margiotta. 

Yesterday the Wake Couty Board of Education voted to end the diversity policy in student assignment in schools.

The NAACP recently elected their youngest Board Chairman Roslyn M. Brock. Read her story here.

In the summer of 1908, the country was shocked by the account of the race riots at Springfield, Illinois. Here, in the home of Abraham Lincoln, a mob containing many of the town's "best citizens," raged for two days, killed and wounded scores of Negroes, and drove thousands from the city. And because of this the NAACP was born.

Yesterday the NAACP and many others rallied for time with the Wake County Board of Education.  Many concerns were at hand.What do you think about them….