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Local NAACP Sends Letter To Media Regarding Online Hate and Racism following The Murder of David Josiah Lawson
Following the murder of David Josiah Lawson, online comments on news stories became so vile and racist that the local chapter of the NAACP sent a open letter to local media, calling them to monitor and/or shut down their comment section.
Listen to the Thursday Night Race Beat hosted by Lorna Bryant where she discusses the letter with local newspaper and online editors, a Native American studies professor and the vice president of the NAACP. Hate speech hiding under the guise of free speech in Humboldt County and its long history.