NAACP Offers Condolences, Support To Virginia Tech Community

April 17, 2007

The National Board of Directors, leadership, staff and members of the NAACP at all levels offer their sincere, heartfelt condolences and support to the families and individuals directly affected by yesterday's shootings on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

The NAACP enjoys multiple connections to the campus through its members and supporters and joins the nation in mourning the senseless loss of life at Virginia Tech.

The thoughts and prayers of the NAACP are also offered to the nation during this troubling time.

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.

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