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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
By:Black Agenda Radio
“When we look at whose schools are policed and which students have to go through metal detectors, get pad-downs, get drug-searched on a routine basis, it’s our students of color and our communities of color across this country,” said Matthew Cregor, of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. "The Newtown, Connecticut, massacre has led to renewed calls for an increased police presence in schools. However, what inner city students need are more social workers, psychologists and counselors, and teaching resources," said Cregor.