“I am deeply disturbed by these reports — not just as Governor, but as a pediatrician and a dad." — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Lawsuit Filed Against Binghamton, New York, School District Following Strip Search Of 4 Black and Latina Middle School Students
The lawsuit filed by the NAACP LDF and Morrison & Foerster comes after the Binghamton School District failed to adequately resolve the situation, or even apologize to the four girls who were strip searched.
Chanderlia Silva spoke to ESSENCE exclusively about the trauma her daughter faced and the changes she wants to see to the school district.
NAACP LDF Demands Changes To Binghamton, New York, School District After 'Unlawful' Strip Search Of 4 Black And Latina Middle School Girls
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which is representing the families of the four girls who were allegedly strip-searched, is calling on the district to make widespread changes, including an assessment of its racial climate.
New York State Department Of Education To Investigate Alleged Strip-Search Of 4 Black Middle School Girls
The East Middle School in Binghamton, NY is facing increased scrutiny after four black girls were allegedly strip-searched after acting "giddy."
The girls were allegedly strip-searched on suspicion of drug abuse all because they appeared "hyper and giddy" during lunch.