President Eric Hollis of the Liberty County NAACP issued the following statement surrounding the incident with the Delaware State University students and Liberty County Sheriff ’s Office on April 20, 2022.
We envision an inclusive community rooted in liberation where all persons can exercise their civil and human rights without discrimination.
Our mission is to achieve equity, political rights, and social inclusion by advancing policies and practices that expand human and civil rights, eliminate discrimination, and accelerate the well-being, education, and economic security of Black people and all persons of color.
Liberty County NAACP first became aware of this incident on May 10, 2022. We immediately showed our presence and awareness of this incident during the press conference with the Liberty County Sheriff ’s Office on May 10, 2022.
We stand to eradicate racial profiling and civil injustice in our community. We are ready and willing to work with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office to thoroughly investigate what happened, then respond accordingly to address the outcome of the investigation.
Rev. Eric Hollis, President of Liberty County NAACP