Henry Slayton talks about the black community's reaction to Emmett Till in comparison with the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin during an NAACP executive committee meeting Tuesday at the Glenwood Recreational Center in Chattanooga. Pastor William Ladd, local chapter vice president, outlined the official NAACP response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Martin which will involve an inquiry into whether Martin's civil rights were violated and an examination of stand your ground laws.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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NAACP leaders called for less talking and more NAACP memberships Tuesday when they met with pastors, community leaders and organizational representatives concerning George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.