UPDATE: Georgia NAACP and JUSTGeorgia Coalition Press Conference Confirmed for 4:30 P.M. EST Today

MEDIA CONTACT:

Crystal Greer / communications@naacpga.org


The press conference has been confirmed Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30 P.M. EST at the Liberty Plaza. The family members of the two arrested students will be present. Both students are released and in good condition.


WHAT: Press Conference


WHEN: May 31, 2020, 4:30 P.M. EST


WHERE: Liberty Plaza 200-252 Capitol Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30334

Facebook Live @ www.facebook.com/www.naacpga.org


WHO:

Rev. James Woodall, State President, Georgia NAACP


Jahine Grady, Morehouse College NAACP President


Members of the JUSTGeorgia Coalition


Attorney Alex Mitchell, representing Taniya Pilgrim and Messiah Young



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About Georgia NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has had an unbroken presence in Georgia since 1917. The Georgia NAACP maintains a network of branches throughout Georgia, from cities to small rural counties. The Georgia NAACP has been the most effective and consistent advocates for African American civil rights in Georgia. You can read more about the Georgia NAACP’s work and mission at naacpga.org.


About JUSTGeorgia Coalition

We are a collective of Georgia organizations, activists, faith leaders, attorneys and justice-seeking community members. We believe that the killing of Ahmaud Arbery was the result of decades of systemic harm against Black Georgians. We hold two truths: (1) that many in our communities want to see that the killers of Ahmaud Arbery are accountable for the trauma they have inflicted on an entire community and (2) that our contributions must better equip Georgians to respond to the multiple systemic ills inflicting violence on our communities on a daily basis. You can read more about the work, demands and calls to action at just-georgia.org.

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