NAACP Virginia State Conference Condemns the SCOTUS Ruling Rejecting Student Debt Cancellation

Following the ruling of the Supreme Court to strike down President Biden’s plan to provide millions of Americans with much-needed student loan debt relief, Robert N. Barnette, Jr, President of NAACP Virginia State Conference (Virginia NAACP), issued the following statement:

Another destructive decision by the Supreme Court. This decision will hurt Black families in Virginia and be felt for generations to come.”

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Chartered in 1935, the NAACP Virginia State Conference (Virginia NAACP) is the oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization in the Commonwealth. The Virginia NAACP advocates, agitates, and litigates for civil rights due to Black Virginians. Representing over 100 NAACP adult branches, youth councils, and college chapters, together, we fight to build the social and political power required to abolish racial discrimination in localities throughout Virginia. To learn more about the work of the Virginia NAACP and the issues we advocate for, visit

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