On Tuesday, a week after the alleged crime, the NC NAACP is visiting the town where it happened.
The crime happened Tuesday night, May 22 on the property of 66 year-old Ernest Pinnix. Someone spray painted a expletive aimed towards President Obama on the property where Pinnix's business is located.
The day after the incident, the Caswell County NAACP Branch released this statement: "The citizens of Caswell County are shocked and appalled that this incident has occurred," said Mr. Nate Hall, President of the Caswell County Branch of the NAACP. "And of course, we are concerned about the welfare of Mr. Ernest Pinnix and his family. The Caswell County Branch of the NAACP fully supports Mr. Pinnix and his family and trusts that justice will be served."
On Friday, the NAACP called for a federal investigation into the crime. Over the weekend the US Secret Service and FBI confirmed they have opened an investigation into the case. Read more...