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    Posted September 5, 2013 by
    Morganton, North Carolina

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    Local Doctor will receive Legal Help from the ACLU of North Carolina

    After facing discrimination and being humiliated by a Community College President by being told to leave the property by President Dr. Jim Burnett, Dr. Aziz Omer reports he was told he would be required to obtain permission from Western Piedmont Community College President Dr. Jim Burnett if he wishes to return to the college, and he has found that the ACLU of North Carolina has taken an interest in this by requesting additional information from Dr. Omer in preparing to file a legal response to this act. President Jim Burnett plans on retiring at the end of 2013, having completed about 35 years of service with WPCC. This case has drawn local attention including a reporter at the Morganton News Herald, and interest with Charlotte TV station, WSOC. Western Piedmont Community College has for many years, allowed and encouraged local and state political candidates to participate in "forums" on campus at Moore Auditorium, and now is "changing the rules" so to speak in not allowing a member of the community to avail himself of his "civil rights" in a lawful and acceptable manner. CNN should find this story very interesting as it continues to develop.


    Richard Garrison
    News Reporter
    Cooper Broadcasting, Inc.
    Morganton, NC 28655

    (8280 430-1620

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