Black Parents Sue Mississippi Over Inequitable Schools
|05/24/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Black children in Mississippi schools are being denied their right to equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
The Southern Poverty Law Center filed the lawsuit on behalf of four black mothers who say that their children’s rights have been violated. The group is calling for a federal judge to mandate that leaders enforce a 1870 law that says the state isn’t allowed to deprive anyone of “school rights and privileges.”
The SPLC stated in the lawsuit that instead of providing a “uniform system of free public schools” to all kids in accordance with the post-Civil War law, read more >>>