Posted 5:07 pm, September 29, 2015, by Jonathon Gregg, Updated at 07:17pm, September 29, 2015
"RACINE -- A federal lawsuit claims white city officials in Racine
discriminated against minority business owners. Recently released court
documents show the city wants the lawsuit thrown out. This, as the
president of Milwaukee's NAACP chapter is calling on the Department of
Justice to investigate this case.
"'To me, that garners the NAACP's attention and it should garner the
Department of Justice's attention,' Fred Royal with the Milwaukee NAACP
"The federal lawsuit was filed earlier this year against the city of
Racine, alleging it unlawfully targeted minority business owners because
of their race.
"Those with the group 'Racine Equality Project' believe the claim has merit.
"'I would be shocked if he didn't allow it to be used in the trial process,' Ken Yorgan with the Racine Equality Project said.
"However, attorneys for the city are asking that the case be thrown
out -- saying in filed court documents: 'Plaintiffs' evidence of alleged
racially discriminatory intent does not create a genuine issue of
Read more: http://fox6now.com/2015/09/29/racine-leaders-want-federal-lawsuit-alleging-racial-discrimination-thrown-out-as-naacp-calls-on-doj/
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