NAACP demands JNC to reconvene and reconsider Black applicants and calls on Governor elect DeSantis to publicly demand a new slate of candidates reflecting the diversity Florida

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NAACP says lack of Blacks on State Supreme Court shortlist is shameful and a disgrace; NAACP to monitor all future appointments by Governor-elect DeSantis. “After more than 35 years of having a Black State Supreme Court Justice, the Rick Scott Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission has failed the people of Florida. No recent Governor has allowed appointees to return a slate that doesn’t reflect the diversity of Florida. It’s a shame and disgrace we are still fighting for equality at all levels of government for Black people and particularly representation on the State Supreme Co...