National Urban League * Urban League of Louisiana * NAACP Baton Rouge * Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt * VOTE * ACLU of Louisiana


Teresa Candori
(National Urban League)
(212) 558-5362

Ginger LeBlanc
(Urban League of Louisiana)
(504) 327-7187

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The leaders of the National Urban League, Urban League of Louisiana and other civil rights and social justice organizations have scheduled a media briefing on Thursday, May 27, to demand the immediate termination and arrest of all state troopers involved in the 2019 fatal assault of Ronald Greene and its criminal coverup.

Scheduled to participate in the briefing are :

  • Marc H. Morial, National Urban League President & CEO
  • Judy Reese Morse, Urban League of Louisiana President & CEO
  • Lee Merritt, civil rights attorney representing Ronald Greene’s family
  • Eugene Weatherspoon, NAACP Baton Rouge Branch President
  • Alanah Odoms, ACLU of Louisiana Executive Director
  • Norris Henderson, VOTE Founder and Executive Director

The media briefing will take place on Thursday, May 27 at 11am Eastern Time/10am Central Time via Zoom.

Registration is required.
Please visit the following link to register:

WHO: National Urban League, Urban League of Louisiana, attorney Lee Merritt, leaders from other civil rights and social justice organizations

WHAT: Media briefing regarding Ronald Greene’s fatal assault by Louisiana State Troopers

WHEN: Thursday, May 27, 11am Eastern/10am Central