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NAACP Suspends Birmingham President Hezekiah Jackson

The national office of the NAACP has suspended the organization’s local Birmingham president, Hezekiah Jackson IV.

The NAACP issued a statement Wednesday evening saying it is investigating whether Jackson advised residents not to have their soil tested for potentially damaging toxins and whether he received payment for those activities.

Jackson, who has been president of the NAACP, Metro Birmingham Branch for about 20 years, says he has done nothing wrong and will be exonerated by the investigation. Read more.