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Segregation Wars Update

The New York Times reports that the NAACP is challenging the Nebraska law that would lead to segregated schools in Omaha, said law spearheaded by emotionally wounded State Senator Ernie Chambers. The law's passage was discussed at some length here.
I'm glad we're getting a little more information, such as the account of the 'warring school superintendents', which likely played a greater role in this misbegotten effort than has been previously mentioned.

Theodore M. Shaw, director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., the person who filed the lawsuit, is quoted at the end:
"I mean this is 2006, in a society that is diverse and multicultural."

That it is, despite the best efforts of the U.S. Government. Unless this challenge succeeds, American schools won't be multicultural and diverse for long, I'm afraid.

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