Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Black Mother Jailed For Sending Kids To White School District

At first glance i thought maybe i was tripping but as i began to read the story i thought "This is a textbook example of  racial-inequality and making an example out of the less fortunate." If you haven't heard the story here it is...

An Akron woman was sentenced to 10 days in the Summit County Jail, placed on three years of probation and ordered to perform community service after being convicted of falsifying residency records so that her two children could attend Copley-Fairlawn schools.
Summit Common Pleas Judge Patricia Cosgrove, who handed down the sentence Tuesday afternoon in a packed courtroom, ordered Kelley Williams-Bolar, 40, to begin serving the sentence immediately.
Williams-Bolar, who was standing before the bench with her lawyer, sagged into the arms of sheriff's deputies as she was led away, sobbing loudly, to begin her jail time.
After seven hours of deliberations, a jury convicted her late Saturday of two counts of tampering with records. To read the complete story (source)


What do you think? Apparently Fraud is also a matter in this case...But did she really have to be punish for wanting a better education for her children? America is such a catch 22!

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