Activism

NAACP Issues First-Ever Travel Advisory for a State: Missouri

It was in response to longtime racial disparities in traffic enforcement and multiple incidents examples of harm to minority residents and visitors.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NAACP officials say their recent travel advisory for Missouri is the first that the civil rights group has issued for any state. But the warning follows a recent trend of similar alerts issued by other groups for vulnerable people around the United States. The travel advisory, circulated in June by the Missouri…