Rev. Rodney McFarland and the Monroe City School refused to hear what the NAACP had to say about dropping federal oversight over city schools, but the U.S. Justice Department was all ears. Before they met with the judge on Tuesday, they did what Rev. McFarland refused to do, they listened to those with opposing views.
Monday, lawyers for the United States Department of Justice met with local NAACP leaders about objections to the City School Board’s push to be released from federal oversight.
According to Rev. Ambrose Douzart, president of the Ouachita Parish NAACP two lawyers from