"The NAACP is out of touch with the black community,"
Black Group Twitter Account Suspended for Challenging the 44th NAACP Image Awards
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LOS ANGELES, —This Friday, February 1, 2013, a number of black groups, churches and community activists with the National Black Prolife Coalition (NBPLC) will be protesting the NAACP 44th Image Awards Show. However, their twitter account @NAACP_WATCHDOGS was suspended.
The black groups were drawing attention to what they claim is the failure of the civil rights organization to represent the best interests of the community. The issues range from abortion, traditional marriage, destruction of the black family and the extraordinarily high incarceration rate of black men. Protesters from across the nation will assemble in Los Angeles to declare that the NAACP has betrayed the black community.
“The NAACP is out of touch with the black community,” said Rev. Edward Pinkney, President of Black Autonomy Network Community Organization (BANCO), “...and supports population control as set forth by Planned Parenthood which has targeted black people.”
The group was circulating their message via Twitter and Facebook. However, since they attacked the NAACP via the Twitter Account, the NAACP Image Awards officials complained and it was suspended. The last Tweet sent out was a quote by Dr. Johnny Hunter, National Director of Life Education And Resource Network (LEARN) who said “Racist elitists no longer need the Ku Klux Klan to control blacks; they have Planned Parenthood. And Planned Parenthood has the NAACP on a leash.” Less than 5 minutes later… SUSPENDED!!!
The founder of the northeast division of LEARN, Pastor Clenard Childress stated, “The NAACP must quit endorsing destructive and unfruitful behavior.”
“The NAACP’s departure from the wisdom and life affirming principles of the Bible is very alarming, and must be stopped for the safety, security, and future of our children,” said Dr. Alveda King, Guardian of the King Family Legacy.
The twitter account @NAACP_WATCHDOGS had also quoted Stephen Broden, a pastor in Dallas, Texas, who stated, “The only word that can define the gross negligence of the NAACP is ‘betrayal.’” He had also said, “They have abandoned our community’s morality, our economic and educational needs for thirty pieces of silver; they are drunk with the wine of the world and the power elite and their eugenic agenda against black folk.”
For the original information on the black protest visit www.blackprolifecoalition.org