Tag Archives: Forrest County NAACP

Hell Hath Frozen! Hattiesburg Council President Kim Bradley and Forrest County NAACP President Clarence McGee have kissed and made up!

Hattiesburg City Council President Forrest County NAACP President Clarence McGee

African-American Stella Macabee is expected to be a shoe-in for approval to the Hattiesburg City School Board. Mrs. Macabee said she would work with the Hattiesburg City Council, should tax increases for the school district’s general fund become needed in the future. Eleanor Harris and Fred Burns were not reappointed because they raised taxes and […]

CPAC sent PACking; no majority-minority ward created. Forrest County NAACP request new “honkie” jokes.

Clarence McGee Hattiesburg Forrest County NAACP

Today the Hattiesburg city council voted to adopt a modification of the original plan proposed by consulting firm Briggs and Watson. The majority voters were Council President Kim Bradley, Council Vice President Dave Ware, and Carter Carroll. Deborah Delgado voted for CPAC, which now stands for, “we will C you PAC that ridiculous plan up”. […]

Redistricting Public Hearing #3 at Danny Hinton Community Center Full Video (HD)

These videos are HD and require a broadband internet connection. Part 1 This video includes Chris Watkins giving an overview of the redistricting process. [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting78.flv[/FMP] Part 2 This video includes Chris Watkins presenting the original plan and two new, additional plans. [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting79.flv[/FMP] Part 3 [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting80.flv[/FMP] Part 4 [FMP width=”450″ […]

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 […]