Since 2009, Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen has been pushing to eliminate the filibuster in Congress. Earlier this year, Cohen’s union, CWA, worked with the Sierra Club, NAACP and Greenpeace to convene the “Democracy...Show More Summary
... and he did nothing to help his cause in doing so. During a news conference held by the NC NAACP in Raleigh today, Art Pope came out of his office to tell his side of the story. Barber and Pope exchanged words as Barber walked toward...Show More Summary
Harlem's Schomburg Center Director Khalil Muhammad, online innovator Rachel Brooks and NAACP activist Jotaka Eaddy exemplify the qualities of influence and achievement that characterize the 2013 Root 100 honorees.
Today the NC NAACP attempted to deliver petitions to DAG McCrony asking him to call a ‘Special Redemption Session’ of the NC General Assembly. Here's a fast-forward synopsis of their pilgrimage, captured fully in video: Group (apparently mostly clergy) arrives. Guard greets them, tells them the DAG is not in the building and they can't come in. Rev. Show More Summary
San Jose State University's President announced that a fourth student has been suspended in connection with alleged hate crimes against a black student and the NAACP wants all involved charged with felonies, the Associated Press reports.
NAACP leaders want felony charges filed against four white San Jose State students for hanging a Confederate flag in their room and calling a black student “three-fifths.” The white students also reportedly hung a bike lock around his neck. The … Continue reading ?
On Saturday, the NAACP called on prosecutors to upgrade the charges from misdemeanors to felonies in the San Jose State University racial hazing case. "This is not simple hazing or bullying," Reverend Jethroe Moore II said in a statement. "This is obviously racially based terrorism targeted at their African-American roommate." Read more...
OBSERVATION OF FACT!! The Elected Officials Receiving The Blessing Of The NAACP Are POPULAR Among "Americanized Blacks" The "NAACP Candidates" DO NOT NEED TO EFFECTIVELY GOVERN Black Communities, Producing Favorable Results For ThemShow More Summary
By a 3-2 vote, the Federal Election Commission on Thursday rejected a national tea party group's request to stop disclosing its donors under an exemption that originated with protections given to the NAACP and its members who faced violence...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON - An African-American megachurch pastor long criticized by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) shared his vision of the Civil Rights movement and announced his new life-time membership of the NAACP at the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC).
Noting the disproportionate impact of the War on Drugs, the organization pledged to promote passage of a federal bill that lets states set their own marijuana policy. The post NAACP Endorses Federal Marijuana Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Vanessa Williams, Salli Richardason And More Attend NAACP Theatre Awards The 23rd Annual NAACP Theatre Awards were held last night in Beverly Hills and a few black Hollywood notables were in attendance. Entertainment industry veterans Vanessa Williams, Elise Neal, Kim
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recently endorsed a bill that would make the federal ban on marijuana inapplicable to people who grow, possess, or distribute cannabis in compliance with state law. Show More Summary
The NAACP recently passed a resolution backing a proposed federal law that would prohibit enforcement of federal laws banning marijuana in states that have imposed lesser penalties or have legalized marijuana entirely. The resolution...Show More Summary
Tonight on PBS, I sit down with actress, director and three-time NAACP Image Award winner, Nia Long. In addition to giving us a peek into the highly anticipated film sequel, The Best Man Holiday, she talks about friendships with theShow More Summary
In San Diego, two Serra High School coaches, including the varsity football head coach, one volunteer coach and one teacher face two-day suspensions after they wore blackface at a party off campus for Halloween. The NAACP demanded the school punish them, but the football team, which includes black players, backed their coaches. Show More Summary
In a petition circulated online, change.org minced no words, "NAACP: Hire the First Woman President in the NAACP's 104-year History." Seventy percent of the respondents agreed that it was time that the NAACP elected its first permanent woman president in its history to lead the organization. Show More Summary
A doctor should know better: Fisher, during an interview this week, accused N.C. NAACP President William Barber of being inflammatory. “Some of the things he’s saying are not in the bill,” she said. Fisher, who has long supported voter...Show More Summary
Following two black customers’ complaints of racial profiling at Barneys clothing stores in New York city last week, civil rights activist Al Sharpton is meeting Tuesday with the high-end retailer’s CEO. The meeting, which NAACP’s New...Show More Summary