Panel Talks About Race, Rights

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Two local law enforcement officials said their agencies face a big challenge when it comes to maintaining a roster of officers that reflects the demographics of their communities.

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909, is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The Northwest Arkansas chapter of the NAACP formed in October. It has 160 members, according to president John Colbert. The organization can be found online at

Source: Staff Report

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