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NAACP Remains Poised and Committed to Seizing the Future: Legacy Civil Rights Organization Creates Bold New Vision

The NAACP released the following statement after the Justice Department issued guidance to the Civil Rights division to settle cases without using consent decrees:

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On Friday, a jury acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a 32-year-old Black man.

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The NAACP is deeply disappointed by the announcement today by President Donald J. Trump that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.