VA. NAACP MEETS WITH PRESIDENT OF BLUEFIELD COLLEGE
March 19, 2021
Da’Quan Love, Executive Director
Virginia NAACP Issues Statement After Meeting With Dr. David Olive, President of Bluefield College
BLUEFIELD, VA – The Virginia NAACP released the following statement after Da’Quan Marcell Love, Executive Director of the Virginia State Conference NAACP met with Dr. David Olive, President of Bluefield College yesterday:
“We are encouraged by our meeting with Bluefield College President Dr. David Olive,” said Da’Quan Marcell Love, Executive Director of the Virginia NAACP. “As part of our campus visit yesterday, we engaged in a productive conversation with Dr. Olive, and met separately with student-athletes. Our investigation into the numerous complaints of discrimination and heightened racial tensions on and off campus will continue, and we expect to release an additional statement in the coming weeks.”
Yesterday’s meeting was part of the Virginia NAACP’s ongoing investigation prompted after receiving complaints of discrimination from students, faculty, and alumni of Bluefield College.
ABOUT THE VIRGINIA NAACP
Founded in 1935, the Virginia State Conference of NAACP Branches (Virginia NAACP) is the oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization in the Commonwealth, overseeing over 100 NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters. The Virginia NAACP is focused on being the preeminent voice of Black Virginians and advocating for policies and programs to benefit Blacks and people of color. You can read more about the Virginia NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas by visiting VSCNAACP.org.
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