A former prosecutor running for Brooklyn district attorney received strong endorsements from a NAACP leader and a member of the community of wrongfully convicted people, the Daily News has learned.
Ama Dwimoh, 53, a veteran Brooklyn prosecutor under ex-DA Charles Hynes, got endorsements from Hazel Dukes, president of the NAACP New York State Conference, and Jabbar Collins, who was exonerated in 2010.
Dwimoh is currently Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ special counsel and chief compliance and equal employment opportunity officer.
Adams has backed Dwimoh with a $10,000 contribution, public records show.
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