NAACP to Host Press Conference Denouncing Trump Federal Court Nominee Thomas Farr

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Ohio NAACP Members to speak out against Farr’s Confirmation to US District Court

(Cleveland)-On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, will host a press conference in opposition to President Trump’s nomination of Thomas A. Farr to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The NAACP strongly opposes this nomination. Throughout his career, Mr. Farr has consistently stood on the wrong side of civil rights issues and worked to intimidate, misinform, or otherwise disenfranchise African-American voters. Leaders from Ohio State Conference of the NAACPCleveland Branch of the NAACP,Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH-11) and Union Representatives will gather to speak out against the egregious nomination and urge Ohio’s Senators to oppose Farr’s nomination.

WHAT: NAACP Press Conference criticizing Thomas A. Farr’s nomination

WHERE: Cleveland Public Library Main Campus, Louis Stokes Wing, Louis Stokes Legacy Room, 525 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

WHEN: April 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET


  • Tom Roberts, NAACP, Ohio State Conference President
  • James Hardiman, NAACP, Cleveland Branch President
  • Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH-11)
  • Petee Talley, Secretary/Treasurer of Ohio AFL-CIO
  • Susan Reis, State Policy Advocate for Ohio, National Council of Jewish Women
  • Other invited guests