NAACP President Cheryl Clay

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This week on Making Democracy Work, host Ilga Vise speaks with Cheryl Clay, president of the local chapter of the NAACP.

Today's discussion talks about the history and establishement of the local NAAP, as well as  the orgination of the annual Junteenth celebration.

Michele Skalicky

Springfield NAACP Branch President Cheryl Clay says the travel advisory for Missouri is just that—an advisory, not a ban.  During a press conference Tuesday Clay described the advisory as “a warning that Missouri is not a safe place for travel or work for people of color.”