NAACP Statement on
Police Shooting of
In response to the fatal shooting early Thursday morning of 45-year-old Aaron Bailey, an unarmed black man, by an officer in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Greater Indianapolis NAACP President Chrystal Ratcliffe issued the following statement today
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.
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.
The NAACP issued the following statement after a noose was found Wednesday, May 31, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. and after NBA star LeBron James’ house in Los Angeles, California was defaced with the N-word.
This year, during Black Bike Week, the City is imposing a 23-mile traffic loop, substantially increasing police presence, retaining private security officers and erecting pedestrian barricades on Ocean Boulevard.