Blacks want white school chief's job

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VALDOSTA, Ga. — Black leaders upset at Valdosta schools for not airing a live speech by President Obama are calling for the white school district superintendent to resign. One said he is unhappy that the school administration is largely white.

At a school board forum Monday night, NAACP and Southern Christian Leadership Conference members lined up to ask city school Superintendent Bill Cason to step down.

They contended that his decision to not show the Sept. 8 speech to classes live was racially motivated.

The speech was shown in most Valdosta schools in the weeks after it aired, however, and another issue came up at the meeting.

The Rev. Floyd Rose, the president of the Valdosta-Lowndes County chapter of the SCLC, said he is unhappy that the majority of the school administration is white when 80 percent of the students are black.

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stumpjumper
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stumpjumper 10/13/09 - 09:04 am
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This doesn't surprise me at

This doesn't surprise me at all. The blacks get their way in everything else, why not this trivial issue as well ?The white's sre be damned if they do and bedamned if they don't. You liberals remember who put BO in office, now live with it.

WhippingPost
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WhippingPost 10/13/09 - 09:04 am
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Man, talk about a typical

Man, talk about a typical Obama supporter point of view. It's always about skin color. Seldom, if ever, is anything about the country. Isn't the Valdosta-Lowndes County school board E-L-E-C-T-E-D ? If the Rev.Floyd Rose wants change, get new board members.(this is a typical AP story)

concernednative
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concernednative 10/13/09 - 09:08 am
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That is what you get in

That is what you get in Georgia outside the metro area. What would you expect. I don't think he should have to resign he is a proud republican.

get_real
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get_real 10/13/09 - 09:22 am
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Proud republican OR NOT,

Proud republican OR NOT, there is no need to ban a speech coming from the President of the United States that was intended to address our school children. I'm not saying he should be fired over it but he should put his political views to the side when it comes to education.

Brad Owens
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Brad Owens 10/13/09 - 09:25 am
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Racists.

Racists.

Painter
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Painter 10/13/09 - 09:29 am
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These are terroristic threats

These are terroristic threats and should be treated as such. Why should it mater what color the officials are? Get right with the Lord!

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 10/13/09 - 09:36 am
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NAACP and Southern Christian

NAACP and Southern Christian Leadership Conference no different than the KKK.

Retired LTC
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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 09:54 am
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Dang....thought I was in a

Dang....thought I was in a "Back to the Future" movie. Nice headline AC.

WMartin
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WMartin 10/13/09 - 10:09 am
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Looks like racism is no

Looks like racism is no longer the proprietary albatross of the white race. It appears black folks can also be racists.

Retired LTC
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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 10:23 am
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Ya know I'm [filtered word] too. The

Ya know I'm [filtered word] too. The NBA is made up of predominately black players. Is the black community telling me that whites aren't good enough to play in the NBA? Why are the majority of NFL running backs African American, is THERE something wrong with white running backs, are they not good enough? Why are six of the top seven MLB Homerun leaders black, isn't this discrimation? Why isn't there a white man as the leading money winner on the PGA, are there rules favoring the black gentlemen? The leader of womens tennis is black, that's an outrage! The dang president of the US is a black man, so the white man isn't good enough to rule the free world. NAACP... you bore me.

sTiCkMaN
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sTiCkMaN 10/13/09 - 10:28 am
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in case you haven't realized

in case you haven't realized this, only whites can be racist. blacks can say and do whatever they want no matter how offensive. race card this and that. truth be told they are more racist than any other race.

jackfruitpaper833
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jackfruitpaper833 10/13/09 - 10:37 am
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RetiredLTC maybe at the

RetiredLTC maybe at the running back position WHITE players don't want to play that positions ever considered that? On the college level leading up to the NFL (if they are drafted) you don't see many or any WHITE running backs. *DUH*

Retired LTC
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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 10:45 am
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Irregardless of what these

Irregardless of what these football players feel, we should force the NFL to have white RBs. They are being kept down. Similiar to forcing the NFL owners to hire black coaches and management. This is an outrage.

gosh
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gosh 10/13/09 - 11:00 am
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It has got to the point that

It has got to the point that I don't like black people at all anymore. They are the racist ones. If they dont get what they want they call on their good brothers Rev Al Sharpten and ol Jesse Jackson and the NAACP. They need to grow up and get a job. Who takes care of most of them we the tax payers do wait the middle class taxpayers the ones that can not get ahead in life, the ones that know better than to have 15 babies by 15 different babies mama's.

Asitisinaug
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Asitisinaug 10/13/09 - 11:03 am
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White Americans can see past

White Americans can see past race to elect our first black President becasue is took millions of white votes to put him in office. This white school superintendant can see beyond racial lines and work in a school system that is 80% black although it is often claimed that the whites leave when the blacks are more that 50% of any population area, this guy has chosen to work dilligently in and for these students. These black leaders however can't see beyond the color of his or the other administrators skin and want "black leaders" instead of calling for the most quilified leaders no matter what their race. They are a disgrace to whom they represent, their county, state and country and should be ashamed for their total racist thinking which is reminisent of the KKK.

Retired LTC
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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 11:09 am
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"Gosh"....ummmm re-read what

"Gosh"....ummmm re-read what you wrote....wait, maybe you can't read....have someone read to you what you wrote. Please tell me that you're 6 years of age.

jackfruitpaper833
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jackfruitpaper833 10/13/09 - 11:13 am
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gosh I don't think one black

gosh I don't think one black person care if you don't like them anymore LOL... OMG... are you losing sleep over this...

formeraugres
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formeraugres 10/13/09 - 11:18 am
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I know i do not care whether

I know i do not care whether he likes Blacks anymore - good ridden.

TheDeerhunter
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TheDeerhunter 10/13/09 - 11:23 am
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Gosh, it will be okay. You

Gosh, it will be okay. You don't like black people anymore, and that is your right as an American. Hell, i don't like cats, spiders, or roaches. I'm black and i have no problems with native americans, blacks, hispanics, or asians. You might turn around someday and change your views.

formeraugres
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formeraugres 10/13/09 - 11:27 am
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Someone compared the NAACP to

Someone compared the NAACP to the kkk - there would not be an NAACP if it wasn't for kkk. The Klan raped and killed Black people for fun. Most whites ignorged God's law and ran rapid over Blacks and other minorities - there is no love lost if they don't like me.

TheDeerhunter
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TheDeerhunter 10/13/09 - 11:30 am
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woops. I also forgot to say

woops. I also forgot to say that i have no problem with whites. I go to school with them, drink with them, share out of the same cups, swim, go out to eat, and study with them.............formeraugres, gosh is a female, but that's okay. Females have the right to vote, hold office, and dislike black people in this country.

Retired LTC
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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 11:31 am
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Fruitpaper.....maybe I need

Fruitpaper.....maybe I need to spell it out for you. It's called sarcasm. Sorry you didn't get it the first time. Next time I'll spell it out for you that I'm making light of something. Wait....you did get that didn't you. You see I was trying to make a point that the NAACP forces race change then comparing it to sports......never mind, you're an idiot.

TheDeerhunter
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TheDeerhunter 10/13/09 - 11:36 am
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I don't think the kkk can be

I don't think the kkk can be compared with the NAACP. One of the founders was a german-born white man named Oswald Garrison. The first president of the NAACP was white, his name was Moorfield Storey. There are so many advantages to being a history major.

jackfruitpaper833
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jackfruitpaper833 10/13/09 - 11:41 am
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The NAACP doesn't force

The NAACP doesn't force NOTHING, LOL... you must hate the NAACP Retired? you and so many others LOL... OMG Nut cases

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Retired LTC 10/13/09 - 11:44 am
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Was that sarcasm?

Was that sarcasm?

RichmondCountyResident1
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RichmondCountyResident1 10/13/09 - 11:46 am
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It's funny how we have an ex

It's funny how we have an ex klanman and guys like whipping post on another racial subject, calling someone else racist.If you weren't a racist, you would pass on these racebaiting articles. I wonder why they didn't complain about the Hispanic and the Greek festivals? They can't say enough about Black History Month or anything to do with blacks.Asis, you weren't one of the whites who could see pass color to vote for a black.You guys will say anything, but you are not fooling anyone.

Does_it_really_matter
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Does_it_really_matter 10/13/09 - 11:47 am
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Meanwhile - back to the

Meanwhile - back to the story. School Supers are ELECTED. Don't like him....don't elect him next term.

concernednative
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concernednative 10/13/09 - 11:52 am
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Comparing the NAACP to the

Comparing the NAACP to the Klan. Don't remember the NAACP lynching anyone, raping anyone, castrating anyone, bombing any churches, stopping anyone from voting, etc. It just how racially insensative a person is to even compare the history of those two organizations. WOW!!

concernednative
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concernednative 10/13/09 - 11:59 am
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does it matter, supers are

does it matter, supers are not elected.

katieamber1
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katieamber1 10/13/09 - 12:11 pm
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I personally think that while

I personally think that while whites are considered racist, no one is looking at the blacks..there is more racism from black people and communities then than white. it's wrong to ask someone to resign on what the population of the school thinks. This here shows you that if there is 80 % blacks..going against a white superintendant.. then that is clearly racism. NOT ONLY THAT BUT THE SCHOOL POPULATION WOULD NOT BE MAKING A HUGE DEAL ABOUT THE SPEECH NOT BEING AIRED IF IT WERE A WHITE PRESIDENT !!!!!

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