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Do You trust law enforcement?

Published April 22nd

As a result of all of the law enforcement killings of Blacks in America, do you trust ongoing investigations by law enforcement?

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Call our US Senators on confirmation of AG Candidate Loretta Lynch

Published April 22nd

Call our senators today to ask them to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General.  It’s time to stop procrastinating and confirm Ms. Lynch! Call Senators Bill Nelson (202)335-6375 and Marco Rubio at (202)224-3041

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Florida Capital on Tuesday – March 10, 2015

Published March 10th

Topics under discussion at the capital today (3/10/15) are: .  Senate Health Policy Committee – use of federal $ to extend health care insurance coverage to nearly 1 million poor. .House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee – Discuss Florida Department of Corrections Budget. .Senate Criminal Justice Committee  will require a unanimous vote of the jury to recommend death penalty (SB 664) .Senate Community Affairs Committee – Drone discussion .Discussion on moving presidential primary back to the 3rd Tuesday in March.

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GOPhers try to sabotage President’s Nuclear Plan with Iran

Published March 10th

NY Times front page accuses Mitch McConnel (R-Ky), Ted Cruz (R-Tx) Tom Cotton (R-Ark) Rand Pal (R-Ky), and their “Traitor” GOP colleagues of trying to “sabotage” President Obama’s nuclear talks with Iran.  These men and 46 other Republicans senators ignored protocol and sent an open letter to Iran’s leaders, warning that whatever agreement reached with the President would not be bound by the constitution. VP Biden punched bak with a stern statement condemning the insubordinate move saying “the decision to undercut OUR president and circumvent our constitutional system offends him as a matter of principal.    

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Ray Pilon presents HB 269

Published March 10th

Ray Pilon will present HB 269 in committee 3/10/15.  The bill will give access to drugs being tested by FDA but not yet approved for terminally ill patients where all else has failed.  There will not be any liability to doctors, hospitals or drug manufacturers.

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MLK Day of Service – Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement & Minority Community

Published January 19th

The Manatee County NAACP in partnership with Representative Daryl Rouson, State College of Florida, Mt. Carmel Resource Center, United Community Center, and Manatee Metro Action Plan held the MLK Day of Service Forum entitled Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and Minority Community on Monday, January 19, 2015 at the 13th Ave. Dream Center.  Panelist included Chief Rick Wells (City of Palmetto), Chief Michael Radzilowski (City of Bradenton), Sheriff Brad Steube (Manatee Co. Sheriff), and Larry Eger (Public Defender).  Facilitator was Dr. Willie Holley. This was the 2nd forum held to bridge the divide between the law enforcement and minority […]

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World AIDS Breakfast – December 1, 2015

Published November 24th

Please join NAACP in recognition of World AIDS Breakfast on December 1, 2015 @ 8 AM, St. Mary M.B. Church, 1006 1st Street West, Bradenton, FL

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2014 Freedom Fund Awards Banquet – October 25, 2014

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NAACP holds Community Forum 4/14/14

Published April 24th

The Manatee County NAACP holds community forum to address the offensive and sexiest comments made by CEO of Manatee Boys and Girls Club.  The community attendance was great and questions raised were thoughtful and insightful.  Three (3) Boys & Girls Club Board members were present to hear comments and address the attendees.  We thank the Board for coming out to hear the community’s thoughts on Mr. Dosogne’s comments.  There was a good representation from the clergy present along with our State Representative Darryl Rouson, three (3) candidates running for office, Terri Wonder (County Commission at Large), Rodney Jones (Manatee Co. […]

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Manatee County NAACP Heritage Ball, June 28, 2014

Published April 22nd

Come celebrate with us at the Heritage Ball where we will be paying tribute to our “Trailblazers” in Manatee County on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 7:00 PM Until at the Palmetto Youth Center, 501 17th Street West, Palmetto, FL Join us for a night of entertainment by Bay City Steppers!  We are also paying tribute to our “Trailblazers of Manatee County.  Awardees from the following categories:  Military, Healthcare, Athletics, Entrepreneur, and Political. TRAILBLAZERS: Mr. Steve Lewis – Military Dr. Cliffard Ward – Healthcare Mr. Leon Harris  – Athletics Westside Funeral Home – Entrepreneur Mr. Clarence Love – Political RSVP […]

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