By Derrick Johnson
NAACP President and CEO 

Justice for Blacks should be same as for Whites


April 20, 2023

Derrick Johnson - NAACP President and CEO

On the evening of Thursday, April 13, an unarmed Black teen named Ralph Yarl was shot in cold blood by a white homeowner for ringing the wrong doorbell.

The crime was clear. The prejudice was obvious. Yet, it took a national outcry for action to force prosecutors to seek justice for a Black person the same way they would a white person.

This injustice cannot stand: the NAACP is calling on Congress to pass immediate law enforcement reform to ensure ALL Americans are swiftly served and protected - regardless of the color of their skin. Will you stand with us by signing your name to our petition....

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