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Posted on 07/15/2010 9:17:00 AM PDT by Libloather
NAACP Head Banned From NC's Largest School System
POSTED: 8:32 am EDT July 15, 2010
RALEIGH -- Four civil rights activists arrested for protesting what they call a decision to resegregate North Carolina's largest school district have been barred from school property.
The News & Observer reported Thursday that Wake County school officials have warned the four protesters they will face legal action if they step on school property without permission.
The warning targets state NAACP president Rev. William Barber, Duke University historian Tim Tyson, and two others arrested June 15 on accusations they disrupted a school board meeting.
Barber planned to attend next week's school board meeting after a march protesting the school board's conservative majority's decision to end busing in favor of neighborhood schools.
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How many poor starving white babies could be fed off of that enormous carcass?
OMG! This guy needs some consultation from “my bell michelle” on losing weight!
RALEIGH -- The Rev. William Barber, president of the state NAACP, and three other people who were arrested on accusations they disrupted a Wake County school board meeting have been barred from appearing on school property.
In a letter sent Monday, the four protesters were warned they'd face legal action from the school system if they showed up on school property without permission. The ban comes just before Barber had planned to show up at next week's school board meeting following a march in downtown Raleigh to protest the school board majority's elimination of the diversity policy.
Barber, contacted Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo., where he is attending the national NAACP convention, said he would not comment until he has seen the letter. He has previously said he would challenge any attempt to ban him from school property.
On June 15, Raleigh police filed second-degree trespassing charges against Barber; Tim Tyson, a Duke University historian; the Rev. Nancy Petty, senior pastor of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church; and Mary D. Williams, an activist and Wake schools parent. The four were arrested after refusing to give up the podium and then occupying the seats of members during a school board meeting that day.
Michael Evans, a Wake schools' spokesman, said the district hasn't yet received a response to the letters, which were sent by certified mail by Russ Smith, the district's senior director of security. Tyson and Petty said Wednesday that they hadn't yet received their copies.
"I don't know how they can trespass us when we haven't been convicted yet," Petty said.
The four protesters haven't yet had their court date on the trespassing charges. Petty said they plan to plead not guilty.
Three other people who were arrested on charges of disrupting a March 23 school board meeting were also barred from being on school property. Their cases also haven't been heard in court.
Petty said she still plans to attend the July 20 board meeting. Barber has said that he intends to bring a group of people to the meeting. Barber has said that "folks have to do what the Lord leads them to do" when considering whether to engage in more acts of nonviolent civil disobedience that could lead to arrests.
Some Wake County school board members have indicated they'd support barring Barber from school property.
"Somebody has to say to Rev. Barber there are consequences," said Chris Malone, a member of the board majority. "There are lines that you do not cross."
School board Chairman Ron Margiotta has said the board needs to be consistent when it comes to barring people who are arrested at school board meetings.
I guess I never understood this busing crap. If the schools in the kids neighborhood are so horrible why don’t these people spend their time and money making them better? I am sure there is a way to do that and it would benefit more than just the children.
Who was the jackass minister who was the information honcho for the communist government of Grandad, became the head of the NAACP after we freed the island and then became a Muslim?
In NC it was never about that. In 1970 the Swann v. Mecklenburg case went before the Supreme Court, and blammo- all our schools suddenly went to busing to make sure the schools were “racially balanced”. A more recent decision invalidated it, and things like this are some of the ripples.
I am glad I never had to deal with these things. I can’t stand how everything and nothing is about race with the left.
Busing kids to other school districts was one of the most racist things going. It serves no purpose and puts hardships on thousands of students. Integrating schools and busing kids to force integration are not one and the same.
That looks so NATURAL.
How does this blob get up from his prayer rug.
“why dont these people spend their time and money making them better”
Because they’d have to spend THEIR time and THEIR money making them better.
Oh that’s funny!!!!
I tell ya, it's a food desert!
Looks like he wasn't kidding...