NAACP letter strikes a nerve

Board members of Lexington's NAACP branch are frustrated by specific actions they claim have been taken by the police department, and they put their concerns on paper.


In an email sent to Mayor Linda Gorton, and the Fraternal Order of Police, the group makes several accusations regarding police behavior during protests.


"The police have a YouTube channel for body cam footage, and that channel puts up edited footage of the protesters, and we believe they're trying to tell a narrative," said Shambra Mulder, a board member with the NAACP.


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OUR MISSION

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

OUR VISION

The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.