City Council Repeals Segregation Ordinance - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/26/06

City Council Repeals Segregation Ordinance

An 83-year-old segregation ordinance is officially off the books now. NewsChannel 11 first told you about Ordinance 225 on Tuesday.

Wednesday morning, Lubbock City Council members repealed it. Written back in 1923, it stated that no African Americans could live West of Avenue C or North of 16th Street.

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Lubbock Segregation Ordinance
Lubbock City Council is set to do away with an 83-year-old ordinance dealing with racial segregation. Read the entire ordinance here. (Image is large and may take a few moments to load.)
4/25/06
Council To Get Rid of 83-Year-Old Ordinance Defining Segregation
Lubbock City Council will put an 83-year-old ordinance up to a vote Wednesday, and the vote is to do away with it. NewsChannel 11's Kealey McIntire has been digging through city archives and tells us why the ordinance is an issue.

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