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NAACP FLORIDA STATE CONFERENCE CONDEMNS CFO PATRONIS’ ACTIONS TO AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLEMENCY APPLICANT ABOUT THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN AND NUMBER OF MOTHERS OF HIS CHILDREN ~The NAACP Florida State Conference condemns the racially loaded questions and derogatory actions of CFO Jimmy Patronis. ~ FORT LAUDERDALE — The NAACP Florida State Conference condemns the conduct of…

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BALTIMORE (May 10, 2018)—The NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization issued the following statement regarding the aggressive behavior shown toward Black graduates during this past weekend’s commencement ceremony in Gainesville, Florida. “Our nation’s move toward increasing intolerance cannot be separated from the hate and rhetoric emerging from the White House. It’s unacceptable that the…

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National Association For The Advancement of Colored People P.O. Box 540315 – Opa Locka, Florida 33054 Ruban Roberts President www.miamidadenaacp.com https://www.facebook.com/MiamiDadeCountyNaacpBranch Mar. 7, 2018 Dear Mayor Gelber, City Manager, and City of Miami Beach Commissioners: First, I would like to thank you for your commitment to making Memorial Day Weekend a welcoming event for the…

Justice

NAACP Florida State Conference Calls on Florida Cabinet to Rescind Appeal of Judge Ruling and Support Automatic Restoration of Rights for Felons Who Have Served Their Time “We call on the Governor and Florida Cabinet to rescind its appeal of U.S. District Judge Mark Walker’s ruling urging the state to change its flawed process for…

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“The NAACP Florida State Conference commends the Florida Legislature led by State Representative Patrick Henry for passing House Resolution 8057, recognizing the third Saturday in December as Harry Tyson Moore and Harriette Vyda Simms Moore Day in the State of Florida. As the first State Conference President and First Lady of the NAACP Florida State…

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NAACP Florida State Conference President Releases Statement on Continued Trump Administration Attacks Against Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson The NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, is appalled by the Trump administration’s treatment of Congressional Black Caucus member and esteemed Congresswoman, Frederica Wilson (FL). Since lending comfort to the family of fallen soldier, Sgt. LaDavid T….

Justice

Florida NAACP Calls on the Department of Justice to Investigate the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice for Abuse, Misconduct, and Poor Management of Youth Detention Facilities October 23, 2017 The Honorable Jefferson Sessions Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20530 RE: Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Dear Attorney General Sessions:…

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PRESS STATEMENT Immediate Release What have we come to when those the Collier County School Board apparently listened to in reaching its decision preferred to maintain the district’s long winter break rather than sacrifice one day of that long winter break to maintain MLK’s birthday as a school holiday in 2018? An observer from another…

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Yesterday, the NAACP Florida State Conference submitted five comprehensive recommendations for consideration by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. The proposals included: • Recognizing high quality education as a fundamental right – This proposed amendment will make a high quality public education a fundamental right for all citizens of the state of Florida. The implementation of…

Health

MEDIA STATEMENT “We are disgusted and outraged at the clear neglect and lack of care for our most vulnerable at a Hollywood nursing home. The NAACP continues to fight ensuring African-Americans and other people of color have optimal health outcomes and access to timely, quality and affordable health care. This tragic situation raises many questions…

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