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NAACP rallies against HPD unit
An SUV bearing messages of support for the city’s Crime Suppression Unit is parked on South Main Street during the NAACP’s protest. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

Looking to vent frustrations over the perceived hollowness of the Declaration of Independence’s promise of freedom for the nation’s early slave population, Liberty County’s NAACP Branch president and others vowed to pursue liberty and justice for all members of the community in light of recent allegations of racial profiling by local law enforcement.
“Today is a sad day when the Liberty County Branch of the NAACP has to confront the government that took an oath to support the welfare of the people it serves,” branch President Liston Singletary told a few dozen people on the steps of the county courthouse Thursday afternoon.

For the complete story, pick up a copy of Friday's Coastal Courier. There will also be more about the group at city council in Sunday's paper.

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