NAACP Releases Statement Censuring President Trump’s Executive Order on Policing

Baltimore, MD (June 16, 2020) – Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, made the following statement about President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on policing: “Throughout our nation’s history, the Black community has been the target of state-sponsored violence. Today, police violence…

NAACP Delivers Scathing Message in Response to President Trump’s Tweets Labeling Citizens “Thugs”

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, NAACP issued the following statement regarding the disparaging remarks President Trump recently tweeted: “President’s Trump use of the derogatory term, ‘Thug,’ and his provocation of violence toward Black American citizens is yet another vile attempt to…