NAACP head explains endorsement of white UNH professor over conservative black candidate

Eddie Edwards, chief of law enforcement for the state liquor commission answers attorney Philip McLaughlin during the removal hearing for NH Sate Liquor Commission Chairman Mark Bodi in 2010. 

PORTSMOUTH — NAACP Seacoast President Purnell “Fred” Ross said Monday night that he did not endorse state Sen. David Watters D-Dover, on behalf of the organization. Ross has come under fire since his letter to the editor expressing personal support of Watters was published in Foster's Daily Democrat on July 17.


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