Civil Rights Issues in West Virginia
West Virginia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
This report of the West Virginia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights was prepared for the information and consideration of the Commission. Statements in this report should not be attributed to the Commission, but only to the participants at the community forums, other individuals or documents cited, or the Advisory Committee.
This report was accepted for publication at the November 2002 monthly Commission meeting.
About the Commission
West Virginia Advisory Committee Members
Letter of Transmittal
Chapter 1: Background
Chapter 2: Police-Community Relations
Chapter 3: Treatment of Minorities and People with Disabilities in the Public Schools
Chapter 4: Civil Rights Issues Related to Employment
Chapter 5: Hate Crimes
Chapter 6: A Community Climate of Intolerance
Chapter 7: Findings and Recommendations