President of Spring Valley NCAAP Speaks of Lawsuit at Nov. 16 NYCLU Press Conference

Willie Trotman, Spring Valley NAACP president, spoke at the NYCLU Press Conference on Nov. 16th announcing a new federal lawsuit against the East Ramapo Central School District. The lawsuit claims East Ramapo school elections violate voting rights and asks for the current system of electing board members to the East Ramapo School Board to be replaced with a ward election system that would give minorities “an equal opportunity” to elect their favored candidates.

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