This is so sad.
You may have missed this story, for it was but a very short story … more of a blurb, really … in both The Washington Post and the New York Times, each of whom simply copied the Associated Press release, word for word. I found the full story in the Kansas City Star along with links to verify and fill in the gaps.
The AP release:
NAACP Delegates Back Advisory Urging Caution in Missouri
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUG. 1, 2017, 12:21 P.M. E.D.T.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The head of the Missouri NAACP says the national organization is backing a travel advisory urging caution in Missouri over concerns about whether civil rights will be respected.
Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel says national delegates voted last week to adopt a travel advisory that the state chapter issued in June. Chapel says the national board will consider ratification in October.
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