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Now that Rosa Parks is dead, who will protest against racial segregation?

Old 11-07-05, 04:30 PM
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Now that Rosa Parks is dead, who will protest against racial segregation?

http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.ph...6-115817-2358r

Chicago plans high school for black males

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The Chicago school district plans to open an all-boys high school primarily for black teenagers.

The Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men must be approved by the Board of Education this month, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Mayor Richard Daley plans to open 100 schools in the city in the next five years. Plans for the next two years include a virtual elementary school, a high school operated by the University of Chicago and a high school stressing business entrepreneurship.

Urban Prep would be located inside Englewood High School. Backers say it is aimed at a group that has the lowest graduation rate of any in the city.

"We're going to take our students where they are and help them gain admission to college and succeed once they are there," said Tim King, the founder of Urban Prep. "Clearly there is a high need for figuring out how to serve these kids academically."
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$20 says no feminist group in their right minds will protest this all-boys High School - why? becuase that would be seen as racist

Edit: I though schools in Chicago were already all black

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Perhaps grundle can attend this school, particular the part where they teach what primarily means.
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Zombie Rosa Parks?
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Zombie Rosa Parks?

No - it will be busy protesting the zombie-back-of-the-bus rule.
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Rosa Parks was the only one doing this? Odd...
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Old 11-07-05, 11:45 PM
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This thread is full of substance.
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Old 11-08-05, 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
This thread is full of substance.

Last I checked everybody drank from the same water fountain, and you can sit where ever you want on a Greyhound. I think racial segregation is kind of a done deal.
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Don't most schools in the South are already segregated?
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Originally Posted by Myster X
Don't most schools in the South are already segregated?
What?
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