Louisiana School Bus – Black Children Forced To Give Up Seats To White Children

From the “Some things never change” files…

COUSHATTA — Nine black children attending Red River Elementary School were directed last week to the back of the school bus by a white driver who designated the front seats for white children.

The situation has outraged relatives of the black children who have filed a complaint with school officials.

Superintendent Kay Easley will meet with the family members in her office this morning.

Continue reading the story in Shreveport Times

It never ceases to amaze me. When are people going to learn that everybody bleeds red?

And I do mean, everybody.

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5 responses to “Louisiana School Bus – Black Children Forced To Give Up Seats To White Children

  1. Well I think somethings clearly do change. This was acceptable once upon a time. Now it instantly recognized as wrong and action is being taken. Granted it is applaing that the incident happened in the first place, but it is reassuring that something is being done about it.

  2. What is a Shreveport, Louisiana story doing
    in a Barbados,Caribbean forum?

  3. ross

    Barbados is a racist country so we need to be reminded. Remember what happened at Sherbourne when all the white people were told to leave. Nothing came of that.

  4. John

    No Ross

    It wasn’t only the cauc-asians, it was the asians too!!

  5. West Side Davie

    Race always is part of life on Bim. I have to admit that things are getting better in the last 20 years but we are stuck and not improving now.