CPS Chief Equity Officer Seeks Court-Ordered Protection From Local Activist | KBIA

CPS Chief Equity Officer Seeks Court-Ordered Protection From Local Activist

Sep 26, 2019

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A public debate over racial equity in the schools took a personal turn this week as Columbia Public School Chief Equity Officer Carla London sought protective orders against the president of Race Matters, Friends.

In papers filed Monday, London asked for court-ordered protection for herself and her children against Traci Wilson-Kleekamp, a vocal critic of the school district who has called for London’s resignation. London alleges that Wilson-Kleekamp is stalking and harassing London and her children on social media.

Wilson-Kleekamp, who denies the charge, shared the proposed protective orders with the Missourian, and discussed them at a Wednesday meeting of Race Matters, Friends.

"She is not going to stop me for holding her accountable, and it's sad she used her kids to do this," Wilson-Kleekamp told an audience of a about 15 people.

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