Opinion Street Beat

STREET BEAT: ‘Does racial background matter for a leadership role in the NAACP?’

Compiled by Shawnte Passmore and Gary McCarthy in Baldwin Hills.

Quira Hollmon Inglewood “To be honest, I don’t have an issue. If you help the community out — blacks, Mexicans or any type of race — it shouldn’t matter.”
Quira Hollmon
Inglewood
“To be honest, I don’t have an issue. If you help the community out — blacks, Mexicans or any type of race — it shouldn’t matter.”
Donald Richard Candys  Inglewood “The NAACP is about racial equality. That’s why it was founded in the first place. So who really cares what color [he/she] is as long as [their] heart is in the right place.”
Donald Richard Candys
Inglewood
“The NAACP is about racial equality. That’s why it was founded in the first place. So who really cares what color [he/she] is as long as [their] heart is in the right place.”
Larry Guy Los Angeles “I think it should be open to all people.”
Larry Guy
Los Angeles
“I think it should be open to all people.”