NAACP protests Trump trip to civil rights museum

Trump to attend civil rights museum opening in Mississippi

- President Donald Trump will be traveling to MS on Saturday to attend the opening of a new civil rights museum.

NAACP President Derrick Johnson said in a sharply worded statement that Trump's attendance would be an "affront" to the movement commemorated by the museum.

Dr. Amos Brown, NAACP Board member, San Francisco Branch President and native of Jackson, Mississippi agrees that the President should stay away from the museum's opening.

The visit will put Trump near the Alabama border just three days before the Alabama Senate special election. "He has never been a supporter of civil rights or equal opportunity or justice", said Dr.

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Since reports surfaced Monday that Trump was planning the trip, civil rights leaders in MS have asked the president to stay away or have threatened protests.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump will help open the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday.

Trump has been criticized for racially charged tweets and comments, including blaming "both sides" for violence at a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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