10 December 2008

Board Votes to Move Graves for Landfill; NAACP Wants Inquiry

I'll continue to follow this provacative and controversial story. It sparks a lot of thought and emotion.

"Board Votes to Move Graves for Landfill; NAACP Wants Inquiry

ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- The NAACP in Georgia is calling for the state attorney general's office to investigate a county board after it voted to move about 300 African-American graves from a site that will be used to expand a landfill.

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to allow the graves in Union Bethel A.M.E. Church Cemetery to be moved to a graveyard in nearby Riverdale, a suburb south of Atlanta." READ MORE

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