Friday, August 2, 2013

Longview NAACP targets neighborhood watch training as part of national initiative

Longview NAACP targets neighborhood watch training as part of national initiative
Posted: Friday, August 2, 2013
By Richard Yeakley ryeakley@news-journal.com

Spurred by the February 2012 shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, the NAACP announced a sweeping initiative this week to to help prevent similar incidents.  Nationally, the civil rights organization announced it will work to end stand your ground laws and to require across-the-board training on the dangers of racial profiling.

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