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Supervisor Shamann Walton (left) and school board President Stevon Cook have called for a change in leadership in the local…

San Francisco elected officials are calling for a change in leadership in the local chapter of the NAACP after its president on Monday accused the Board of Supervisors of “racist politics” and of “standing in the way of progress” for The City’s African American community.

At a press conference held Monday, the civil rights organization’s long-time leader, the Rev. Amos Brown, led a group of African American faith leaders and community activists in calling out what he described as a “clique” on the board for “resisting policies benefiting African Americans” — specifically policies brought forth by The City’s first black female mayor, London Breed.

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