NAACP | NAACP ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTION, FOCUS AND ACCOUNTABILITY


NAACP | NAACP ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTION, FOCUS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

< Back to LatestMIAMI (May 19, 2017) – The NAACP was founded more than a century ago in response to the rampant and violent lynching of black Americans. Over the past 100 years, the black community and communities of color as a whole have experienced tremendous advancements. Yet, as we continue to march towards the arc of justice, additional barriers have been placed in our way in the forms of voter suppression: increased police brutality, over criminalization of black bodies, income inequality and inadequate health care as well as anti-immigrant sentiments.
The NAACP intends to aggressively and nimbly respond to the current climate of …

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