Press Availability: National NAACP President to Meet with Governor O’Malley on Death Penalty

National NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous, Maryland NAACP State Conference President Gerald Stansbury

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and Maryland NAACP State Conference President Gerald Stansbury are scheduled to meet with Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley tomorrow to discuss the death penalty. The NAACP has advocated for abolishing the death penalty in Maryland and other states.

The meeting with the governor is scheduled for 9:30 am to 10:00 am, tomorrow, December 13. President Jealous will be available immediately afterward to take questions from the media in the press row area in the basement of the Maryland State House.

For reporters outside of Annapolis, President Jealous will host a phone briefing at 11:00 am to take further questions. The call-in number is (866) 508-2264, code 2127510.

Thursday, December 13

In-person interview availability (10:00 am):
Maryland State House
Press Row, Basement Level

Phone Briefing (11:00 am):
By phone
Call-in Number: (866) 508-2264
Code: 2127510


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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