From Racine Exposed:
"The City Of Racine is again being sued in Federal Court for
alleged civil rights violations, this time it is Northwest Funeral Home
out of Milwaukee who is suing Racine City Officials, claiming unfair
treatment in their attempt to purchase the old Women’s Club at 740 Lake
Ave. across the street from Marsh Meredith Funeral Home.
"The Federal Lawsuit alleges that Northwest Funeral Chapel had
gained approval by the proper city commissions and had an accepted offer
to purchase the building from the seller for $275K, only to be denied
by the Racine Common Council.
"Less than 2 months later, The Marsh Meredith Funeral Home was
granted permission by the Racine Common Council to purchase the property
at 740 Lake Ave. for $225K and allowed to operate it’s funeral home
without the same restrictions applied to Northwest Funeral Home just 2
"The Federal Lawsuit alleges The City Of Racine had an ongoing policy
and practice of showing favoritism and or bias in administering city
Read more: https://racineexposed.wordpress.com/2015/03/21/another-civil-rights-violation-lawsuit-filed-against-the-city-of-racine/
Also see: http://racinecommunitymedia.tumblr.com/post/114175172458/breaking-news-racine-mayor-john-dickert-and
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