A total of 16,110 Democrats have voted early in-person through the first four Days of Early Voting in Harris County, Texas According to Stan Stanart

According to Stan Stanart, the Harris County Clerk and Chief Election Official, 16,110 Democrats have gone to the polls to vote early through the first (4) four days of early voting. He also reports that 8,844 "MAIL-IN BALLOTS" have been returned thus far. So, a total of 24,954 early votes have been cast by Democrats to this point. Here are a few featured Democrats you should know: Andrew White, Randy Bates, Latosha Lewis Payne, Audrie Lawton, Linda M. Dunson, Adrian Garcia, Undrai F. Fizer, Lenard Polk, Terrance Shanks, Tahir Javed, Roslyn "Rozzy" Shorter, Raul Rodriguez, Kim Grant, Rabeea Collier, Angela Graves-Harrington, Scot "Dolli" Dollinger, Constance Jones, Margaret "Meg" Poissant, Toni Lewis, and Tracy D. Good. Sitting left to right: Harold Landreneau, and Joshua A. Butler are a few of the people featured on the Houston Business Connections Newspaper © Bulletin Board. Aubrey R. Taylor Communications is the publisher of this information. Call (832)212-8735 for more information. All Rights Reserved.

Monday, August 31, 2015

The NAACP Houston Branch Condemns Shooting of Harris County Deputy Darren H. Goforth says Dr. James Douglas

Dr. James Douglas, NAACP Houston Branch President said, “We do not condone the killing of law enforcement in any situation and any and all individuals involved in the said action should be held accountable for the senseless shooting of the deputy”. 

The NAACP Houston Branch Condemns Shooting of Harris County Deputy 

The NAACP Houston Branch condemns last week’s killing of Harris County Deputy Darren H. Goforth. 

Dr. James Douglas, NAACP Houston Branch President said, “We do not condone the killing of law enforcement in any situation and any and all individuals involved in the said action should be held accountable for the senseless shooting of the deputy”. 

While we do not condone the senseless killing of Deputy Goforth, we also do not condone the inflammatory statements made by both Sheriff Hickman and District Attorney Anderson. The insinuation by Sheriff Hickman that the Black Lives Matter movement played a role in the killing of Deputy Goforth is not only inaccurate, but totally improper (especially in light of the fact that no established motive has been determined at this time). Additionally, the reference by District Attorney Anderson of “the silent majority”, harkens back to President Richard Nixon’s use of the term as a political wedge to divide the black and white community. Inflammatory language such as that used by the District Attorney and Sheriff further enflames an already volatile situation. 

Dr. Douglas suggests that further investigation and prosecution of the individual involved should be continued and asks that the Harris County officials be more responsible in their rhetoric regarding incidents of this nature. “If we are to come together in this city, we must learn to respect the rights of all its citizens”. 

Contact information: 
Yolanda Smith, Executive Director 
713-526-3389 – office / 713-545-9696 – cell 

NAACP Houston Branch 2002 Wheeler Houston, TX 77004 

Founded in 1909, by a multiracial group of progressive advocates, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was established with the mission to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of adverse effects of racial discrimination; to take lawful action to secure its elimination; and to increase their opportunities for securing justice in courts, education for our children, employment according to their ability and complete equality before the law. The NAACP Houston Branch is a non-profit agency supported primarily by funds generated from membership as well as corporate and individual contributions. Under the leadership of its dedicated volunteer Executive Committee Members and its Executive Director, the NAACP Houston Branch serves the Houston-Harris County and surrounding areas via its programs and myriad committees made up of its dedicated volunteer members. The Houston Branch has an estimated 20 standing committees to carry out the advocacy efforts of the Association.

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