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California NAACP wants emergency declared over Oakland’s crime

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2023
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NAACP leaders in California are calling for a state of emergency over crime in Oakland after the organization’s branch in the East Bay blamed efforts to defund police and limit prosecutions for putting the city in a “doom-loop.” The NAACP said increases in violent crime and a lack of urgency to get a handle on the issue are hollowing out Oakland’s economic activity, and the vicious cycle will create more desperate people who will turn to crime to get by. The California Hawaii State Conference NAACP said Friday that it...

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