Due to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ attacks on Black history, the Florida NAACP has unanimously voted on a travel advisory for Black people to avoid the Sunshine State.
Florida State Conference Chair Adora Obi Nweze said in a statement, “Our question to Governor DeSantis is, ‘What sort of future are you fostering for Black Americans throughout Florida while eradicating our historical contributions to this nation?’ There is no ‘feel good’ version of the horrors and inequalities that Black Americans have faced or continue to face.”
Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell also added, “The recommendation from our Florida State Conference is a clear indication of just how egregious Governor DeSantis’ actions are.”
The national NAACP will decide later this year if a travel advisory will officially be issued.
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