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“The NAACP stands fully behind the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, Tampa Bay Times Editorial and several groups who have called for the resignation of Miami Senator Frank Artiles. The racial slur, profane language and degrading tone used to members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, in particular, a black woman, has no place in our…

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NAACP Report Card 2017 Pg 1 NAACP Report Card 2017 Pg 2 NAACP Report Card 2017 Pg 3 ~The NAACP Florida State Conference releases a statewide Economic Development Report Card upon examining the records of cities, counties, school districts and private sector organizations. ~ FORT LAUDERDALE— Adora Obi Nweze, President of NAACP Florida State Conference…

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MEDIA STATEMENT: The Florida State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People stands fully behind Orlando County State Attorney Aramis Ayala decision not to seek the death penalty in future cases. The overwhelming evidence shows that the pursuit of the death penalty results in community resources being spent on a costly,…

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http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2017/03/scott-and-bondi-denounce-decision-not-to-pursue-death-penalty-in-markeith-loyd-case-110434 Highlighted Portion of the article: The decision by Florida’s first elected black state attorney earned praise from several Florida civil rights leaders. “A powerful symbol of racial injustice has now been discarded in Orange County,” said Adora Obi Nweze, President of the Florida State Conference of the NAACP. “We are so thankful that Aramis…

Justice

Tallahassee – Today, the Florida Senate debated and passed Senate Bill 128, the ‘Stand Your Ground Self-Defense Immunity’ bill. The bill is designed to shift the burden of proof from the person claiming self-defense to the prosecutor who would have to prove self-defense wasn’t warranted. ” ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws are unnecessary additions to existing…

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National NAACP Leadership, Charter and Public School Advocates to Discuss Impact of Charters on Underfunded School Districts ORLANDO, FL – A new NAACP task force studying education quality will hold its third of at least seven national hearings on the impact of charter schools on underfunded school districts. The task force will take input from…

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NEW YORK — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) joined six other leading civil rights organizations today to issue the following statement in response to the 2016 Presidential and Congressional election: “As civil rights leaders working for racial justice and economic opportunity, we join much of the nation in our apprehension…

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Baltimore, MD – NAACP National President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding the results of the 2016 presidential election: “Even as we extend our congratulations to President-Elect Donald J. Trump, the NAACP, as America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, must bluntly note that the 2016 campaign has made racism regular,…

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Dear Governor Scott: The Florida State Conference of NAACP Branches and Youth Units (“Florida NAACP”) respectfully requests that you reconsider your decision not to extend the October 11 voter registration deadline notwithstanding the impact of Hurricane Matthew on the state’s voter registration infrastructure and the state electorate’s reasonable expectations. When the October 11 deadline was…

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT For Immediate Release The Florida State Conference of the NAACP and the Miami-Dade Youth Council has partnered with Chance the Rapper to register voters in Miami. Chance the Rapper is hosting two concerts in Miami on Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Center…

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