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Virginia NAACP Commends General Assembly on Passage of HB1890 Virginia Voting Rights Act

Former Confederate Capital Poised to Become First Southern State with Voting Rights Act RICHMOND – Virginia State Conference NAACP (Virginia NAACP) President Robert N. Barnette, …

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Virginia NAACP Applauds Virginia General Assembly Declaration of Racism As Public Health Crisis

RICHMOND – Virginia State Conference NAACP (Virginia NAACP) President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of House Joint Resolution 537 …

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Virginia NAACP Applauds Certification of Judge Pamela O’Berry By Senate Judiciary Committee

RICHMOND – Virginia State Conference NAACP President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement following the certification of Judge Pamela O’Berry by the Virginia …

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Virginia NAACP Strongly Condemns Racist Dog Whistle Remarks of Senators Peterson and Saslaw And Demands An Apology to Virginia’s Black Students

RICHMOND – The Virginia State Conference NAACP (Virginia NAACP) strongly condemns the racist dog-whistle remarks made by Senators Chap Petersen and Dick Saslaw during last …

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Virginia NAACP Outraged By Attempts to Dilute SWAM Business Definitions In SB1369

RICHMOND (February 17, 2021) – Virginia State Conference NAACP President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s passage of Senate …

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Virginia NAACP Disturbed by Senators Saslaw, Peterson and Surrovell who stand in the Way of Critical Housing Protections for Virginia Families

RICHMOND (February 15, 2021) – Virginia State Conference NAACP President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement today in response to Virginia Senators Saslaw, …

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Virginia NAACP Extremely Concerned About Recent Events At Bluefield College

RICHMOND (February 11, 2021) – Virginia State Conference NAACP President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement today in response to the today’s statement …

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Virginia NAACP Disturbed By Pattern of Misaligned Votes from Reps. Cline, Good, Griffith, and Wittman

RICHMOND (February 6, 2021) – The Virginia State Conference NAACP released the following statement following the Congressional vote to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of …

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Virginia NAACP Applauds Committee Passage of Voting Rights Constitutional Amendment and Demands Swift Passage By Full Senate

RICHMOND (February 4, 2021) -Virginia State Conference NAACP President Robert N. Barnette, Jr. issued the following statement today following the passage of Senate Joint Resolution …

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Virginia NAACP Expresses Outrage in Failed Qualified Immunity Reform Efforts

RICHMOND (February 3, 2021) – The Virginia State Conference of the NAACP (Virginia NAACP) set forth its legislative priorities for 2021. This week, the Virginia …

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