TNathan Fairley removed from Mississippi Rising Coalition board of directors

The Mississippi Rising Coalition has announced via Facebook that TNathan Fairley will be removed from their board of directors effective immediately.

This decision comes after they were made aware of Fairley’s past felony conviction in Florida. The coalition says that although they believe in second chances they do not want this to be a distraction to the important work and mission of Mississippi Rising Coalition.

Here is the full statement:

STATEMENT BY MRC BOARD MEMBERS RE: REMOVAL OF TNATHAN FAIRLEY FROM BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

“Other members of the Board of Directors, volunteers and members were not aware of TNathan’s past felony conviction in Florida, which was reported today in the media, and while we believe everyone is entitled to a second chance and redemption, as not to be a distraction to the important work and mission of Mississippi Rising Coalition, and pursuant to our organization’s bylaws, TNathan has been removed from the Board of Directors effective immediately. We thank TNathan for his service with us on the Board toward our goal of a more just, inclusive and equitable Mississippi.”

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