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NAACP issues travel advisory for Black Americans traveling to DeSantis' Florida: 'Openly hostile'

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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The NAACP issued a formal travel advisory for the state of Florida, arguing the state, under Gov. Ron DeSantis' leadership, "has engaged in an all-out attack on Black Americans" and other minority groups. 

"Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals," the formal advisory states on the NAACP's website. "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."

A press release noted that the advisory was...

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