If you go What: Chattanooga-Hamilton County NAACP’s 9th Annual Criminal Justice Seminar: Focus on the Community: Our Struggles! Our Strategies! Our Solutions! When: 8:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday Where: UTC University Center For more information or to RSVP call 423-320-8598 If local NAACP officials have their way, the school-to-prison pipeline will stop.
The North Carolina NAACP said Tuesday that a bill in the state Senate that would force five public colleges and universities to cut tuition is just an attempt to put historically black schools of business. Senate Bill 873 would drop tuition to $500 starting in 2018 at Western Carolina, UNC Pembroke, Winston-Salem State, Elizabeth City State, and Fayetteville State.