Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson is the President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Color People (NAACP). Follow him on Twitter: @DerrickNAACP.

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"Unfortunately, years of ridiculously easy access to guns and ammunition has yielded an epidemic with deadly consequences for all Americans, but has been particularly fatal for communities of color who are disproportionately impacted." (Photo: M&R Glasgow/flickr/cc) Views
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Gun Safety Is About Freedom
Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism, and merciless violence, the Little Rock Nine were escorted, for their own safety, by federal troops to their high school classes. For those brave students selected to make the promises of the 1954 Brown v...
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