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Oakland NAACP Announces Noon Press Conference Today Seeking Reinstatement of Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong
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Jan 24, 2023, 2:20 PM ET
Oakland NAACP and Community leaders call on Mayor Shen Thao to immediately reinstate Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong.
“After we reviewed publicly disclosed information, Chief Armstrong did nothing wrong. We are also asking officials to investigate federal monitor Robert Warshaw." ”OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, January 24, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ --
— said Cynthia Adams, president, Oakland NAACP
Oakland NAACP Announces Noon Press Conference Today-Jan. 24 at Noon
Seeking Reinstatement of Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong
Who: Oakland NAACP
100 Black Men
Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
Pastors of Oakland
Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce
Oakland Councilmember Noel Gallo
What: Oakland NAACP Press Conference
When: Tuesday, January 24, noon (PST)
Where: Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon St, Oakland, CA 94612
Why: Community leaders call on Mayor Shen Thao to immediately reinstate Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong.
Background: The NAACP and community leaders are strongly urging Mayor Shen Thao to allow due process and immediately reinstate Chief Armstrong.
“After we reviewed publicly disclosed information, Chief Armstrong did nothing wrong, said Cynthia Adams, president, Oakland NAACP. We are also asking Mayor Thao and City Attorney Barbara Parker to investigate federal monitor Robert Warshaw.
About the NAACP
Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP is the nation’s largest and most preeminent civil rights organization.
The NAACP’s West Coast region was established in 1944 to coordinate branches in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, with more than 2 million activists. Our mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
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