PBS NewsHour

NAACP issues its first statewide travel warning for Missouri

Clip: 08/03/2017 | 5m 42s

The NAACP issued a travel advisory about the state of Missouri for women, minorities and LGBT people, asking those travelers to use “extreme caution.” The NAACP’s first statewide alert comes after Missouri passed a law that the organization says permits legal discrimination. President Rod Chapel Jr. of the Missouri NAACP joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how and why the advisory came about.

Aired: 08/03/17

Rating: NR

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