Sunday, May 24, 2009

North Eastern Carolina Aims to Cut Crime in Its Community

A coalition of regional African American organizations critical of black leadership in politics and churches announced plans Wednesday to change the culture of poverty and crime in the black community in northeastern North Carolina

"So many of our leaders are just pimping the black race," said Tee Ferguson, founder and chairman of the African-American Policy Council. "We intend to step in and try and replace them."

I think this group should be commended. To many times we see our children around us heading the wrong direction but we don't step into do anything. This group has decided its politicians, church leaders and others in the community are not doing enough to get a handle on the increasing crime in their area, so they are stepping in.

Check them out....HERE

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