NAACP President Visits Gulf Coast

On Monday, June 14 NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous joined Dr. Ernest Johnson, president of the Louisiana state conference, along the Gulf Coast to monitor the environmental and human cost of the devastating BP oil spill.

In Houma, LA President Jealous led a town hall to discuss the effects of the disaster on thousands of communities on the Gulf Coast shore region and beyond, and talk about next steps to lessen the effects of this crisis.