Race Relations Center Prompts Location Debate
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A proposed university race relations center designed to promote understanding and equality has prompted debate over whether a University of North Carolina system campus should house such a program.
Legislators last year proposed giving $500,000 toward building the Martin Luther King Race Relations Center at North Carolina State University. Instead, the General Assembly asked the university's Board of Governors to recommend a home for the center.
The board decided to set up a task force to find an appropriate place for the center and an appropriate relationship between the center and the university. But supporters and critics are unclear whether a …
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Publication information: Article title: Race Relations Center Prompts Location Debate. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 17. Issue: 11 Publication date: July 20, 2000. Page number: 9. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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