What tickles the hell out of me is how some folks jumped on the article because the reporter stated that
An analysis of six of the city’s most important council-appointed boards found that:
* Seventy-six percent of the members are men.
* Sixty-seven percent are Caucasian and the rest are African American. There are no members of any other race.
Damn so this is not a lack of diversity?
C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher
They help rewrite or interpret city laws.
They decide whether developers can build a new project or the city should annex land.
They are the members of Greensboro’s boards and commissions — people appointed to represent city residents on issues that affect quality of life.
But they aren’t exactly representative of the community. (News & Record)