TITLE

NAACP Sues Omaha Public Schools Over Segregation Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer, DeShuna
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Crisis (15591573);Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) sued the Omaha Public Schools over its segregation plan. The Nebraska State Legislature approved a bill to divide Omaha Public Schools into racial districts. What has the NAACP and other opponents concerned is Amendment AM 3142, which would separate the school system into mostly African Americans, mostly White and mostly Latinos sections. Legal Defense and Educational Fund president Ted Shaw said that racially segregated schools is considered inequality.
ACCESSION #
21890972

 

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