GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the museum that honors the 1960 sit-in at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro say they won’t meet next week with city council members next week to help determine how much the museum owes taxpayers.
The News & Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/2aj7avL) that the chief executive officer of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum said in a letter earlier this week that such a meeting would be premature.
Mayor Nancy Vaughn says the council will discuss the issue anyway at its meeting Monday. Vaughn is a member of the museum’s board.
The city made $1.5 million in forgivable loans to help keep the museum operating. City officials say the museum owes more than $900,000. The museum says the figure is closer to $280,000. .
Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com