Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Crime's Silent March


November 21, 2019

Photo Silent March- There were many young , older , clergy politicians people who marched in the NAACP Silent March including Rev. Auburn, NAACP Jesse Smith, St. Rep Fred Jones, St. Rep Senate -Elect Katrina Jackson, Officer Larry "Flip:" Wilson, Mayor Jamie Mayo and NAACP President Ambrose Douzart.

A "silent march" was held Sat. November 9 to address the issue of crime within the community by the NAACP. Local NAACP president Rev. Ambrose Douzart and other community leaders including members of the clergy are expanding efforts to bring down crime. Crime is everywhere, but more in some places than others. The city of Monroe has seen a rise in crime, particularly in homicides. That rise is happening far too often in the black community. Different groups across the community are coming together to figure out solutions, and taking action to stem the rise in violence. The NAACP has a long s...

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