NAACP http://wshu.org en Norwalk, NAACP spar over racial discrimination allegations on Board of Ed http://wshu.org/post/norwalk-naacp-spar-over-racial-discrimination-allegations-board-ed <p>Norwalk’s legal department and the city’s NAACP are sparring over allegations that several board of education members are being discriminated against because of their race. Shirley Mosby&nbsp;says she and others have been excluded and mistreated and the NAACP is asking to meet with the board's chair. The city attorney, who is acting on behalf of the board, says he wants to see evidence first.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 20104 at http://wshu.org Conn. union members taking part in 'March on Washington' commemoration http://wshu.org/post/conn-union-members-taking-part-march-washington-commemoration <p></p><p>The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut, the NAACP and other unions and community organizations are looking to pick up the torch lit by those who rallied 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Union members by the busload made their way from Connecticut to the commemorative march on Saturday. Unions like the AFTCT are hoping to use the anniversary to inspire activism.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:08:24 +0000 Tarice L.S. Gray 4274 at http://wshu.org Conn. union members taking part in 'March on Washington' commemoration