Though the NAACP has been in the press lately for trying to pretend Florida is somehow dangerous for Black Americans, apparently nobody told the Chairman of its board of directors!
According to the NAACP’s “Florida Travel Advisory:”
Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals. Before traveling to Florida, please understand that the state of Florida devalues and marginalizes the contributions of, and the challenges faced by African Americans and other communities of color.
BUT…according to a listing on the NAACP website and his Twitter bio, NAACP Chairman Leon Russell has not only been involved in Florida politics for years, he lives in Tampa, Florida and retired in 2012!
AND…according to a Lendingtree Survey based on 2020 Census data, Florida is home to 5 of the top-20 cities with Black-owned businesses in the ENTIRE COUNTRY.
It looks like the NAACP is yet another once-great civil rights organization that has devolved into yet another arm of the Democratic National Committee, using Black Americans as political props while its leadership engages in naked hypocrisy while pushing politics that are detrimental to Black-owned businesses.
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