election 2012

Racist Language Amendment
5:17 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

AEA Fighting Amendment 4 On Racist Language

The AEA is pushing for voters to vote no on Amendment 4.
Credit Khara Persad / News 21

Alabama Education Association is urging citizens to vote no on Amendment 4, which would remove language from Alabama's constitution providing for separate schools by race and for poll taxes.

AEA is fighting the proposed constitutional amendment because it restates language added to the constitution in 1956 to inhibit school integration. That language says there is no right to a public education in Alabama.

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