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NAACP Mourns for Orlando Victims


NAACP Mourns for Orlando Victims

WASHINGTON - In a gathering with leadership of the Human Rights Campaign and civil rights allies Sunday in Washington, DC, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando by a heavily-armed man overnight:

“On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of the NAACP I want to assert clearly that we stand shoulder to shoulder, heart to heart and hand in hand with our brothers and sisters in the LGBTQ community.