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Why NAACP, other advocacy groups issued travel warnings for Florida | JUST THE FAQS

This is why the NAACP and other advocacy groups issued travel advisories for Florida.

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“Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals," the travel advisory issued Saturday reads. "Before traveling to Florida, please understand that the state of Florida devalues and marginalizes the contributions of, and the challenges faced by African Americans and other communities of color.”

The advocacy group officially approved the warning Saturday after it was proposed to the NAACP’s board of directors. In it, the NAACP blasted what it called "DeSantis’ aggressive attempts to erase Black history and to restrict diversity, equity, and inclusion programs in Florida schools."

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