For Immediate Release

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Laurel Ashton, NC NAACP Field Secretary, 828-713-3864,

The NC NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement Will Hold a Press Conference and Release an Open Letter to the Trump Campaign and to NC Leaders Who Support His Hate Driven Campaign

DURHAM - The NC NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement will hold a press conference at 11 am at the SE corner of Morgan Street and Fayetteville St. Our coalition will release an open letter to the Trump campaign and its state leaders. The NC NAACP and our coalition partners will challenge Donald Trump on his anti-immigration policies, xenophobia, and racism.  

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, President of the NC NAACP stated, " Regardless of whose running or their party affiliation, we are calling on all candidates to turn away from fear, xenophobia, racism and other divisive postures.  We are asking candidates to focus instead on justice, domestic tranquility, and the common good."

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WHO: NC NAACP & The Forward Together Moral Movement

WHAT: Press Conference Challenging The Trump Campaign's Stance on Racism, Xenophobia and Anti-Immigration Polices

WHERE: At the Corner of Morgan St and Fayetteville Street in Raleigh NC (across from the NC Old Capitol)

WHEN: Tuesday, July 5th at 11 am


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Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization. Its more than half-million members and supporters 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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