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Forrest County NAACP President Charles Magee and Rev. Charles Bartley: council members suffer from a “plantation mentality” like the days of “Gone with the Wind”

Backed by a group of African-American community leaders and concerned citizens, including Councilwoman Deborah Delgado, NAACP President Clarence Magee said there was a “Plantation Mentality” within the city council; presumably referring to white council members Kim Bradley and Carter Carroll when they did not approve Mayor Johnny Dupree’s re-appointments of two African-American school board trustee […]

Forrest County NAACP president and Reverend Charles Bartley appear on the city hall steps.

Clarles Bartley and Clarence McGee NAACP

Expressing their concerns over the city council’s refusal to reappoint two African-American members of the school board and number or leaders in the African-American community showed up to voice their dissatisfaction over Kim Bradley and Carter Carroll’s lack of support for reappointment of Burris and Harris. Video of the vote and a related article can […]