Briefing on Church Burnings

On July 8, 2015, in Featured, News, Press Room, by admin
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The South Carolina State Conference, NAACP will host a statewide security briefing for pastors and lay leaders in South Carolina on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm. The session will be held at C.A. Johnson High Auditorium located at 2219 Barhamville Road in Columbia. The public is also invited to attend.

Participating federal and state agencies include the FBI, US Attorney (SC), and the State Law Enforcement Division. Selected county police departments will also participate. The briefing will cover current investigations into the recent rash of church burnings across the South.

For more information send questions to or call (803) 754-4584.


The South Carolina State Conference is the largest nonpartisan civil rights organization in South Carolina. Our units are located in every county in the state including all major municipalities. Our mission is to end race discrimination in all sectors of American society and bring about equality of justice and equal opportunity for all citizens. The Conference directs the Campaign for Dignity in South Carolina, a direct action initiative to increase public and economic pressure on legislators to retire the Confederate flag to a museum. Through various initiatives we seek to impact voter participation, education, community development, criminal justice, healthcare, housing, youth leadership, economic empowerment and citizen involvement.

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