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Catholic University Reverses Decision on Student NAACP Chapter

October 14, 2004

( - The Catholic University of America (CUA) has reversed its decision to ban a chapter of the NAACP from its campus after calling it "unnecessary" because two other minority groups already existed on campus.

NAACP President and CEO Kweisi Mfume had threatened to sue the schools if it did not recognize the student NAACP chapter. Mfume called the school's refusal "outright discrimination, bigotry, prejudice and intolerance all rolled into one. It is at the very least a double standard based on race and social philosophy...

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