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Minnesota NAACP leader shocks CNN: Police are ‘behind’ the Black Lives Matter shooting

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Raeisha Williams, communications chair of the Minneapolis NAACP, told CNN that members of law enforcement were “behind” the Monday night shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters. During an interview on Tuesday, CNN host Brooke Baldwin asked Williams to react to breaking news that two...

New York's Highest Court Denies Request To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Minutes

The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]

Minneapolis NAACP chief calls for release of videos in fatal police shooting

By Brendan O'Brien MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - The head of the Minneapolis NAACP on Thursday joined protesters in demanding that authorities release videos of an altercation earlier this week in which a police officer shot an unarmed black man to death. Show More Summary

“NC voting law opponents plan to file preliminary injunction against photo ID”

Winston Salem-Journal: The North Carolina NAACP wants a federal judge to stop the photo-ID requirement from taking effect during the March 2016 primary elections. Attorneys for the civil-rights organization filed court papers on Friday indicating that they planned to seek … Continue reading ?

Race Matters: NAACP Starts Discrimination Hotline For College Students Who Feel Threatened After Misszou Controversy

NAACP Starts Discrimination Hotline For College Students A NAACP chapter in Missouri is starting a confidential telephone hotline for University of Missouri students to report threats after messages warning of violence against African American students appeared on social media according

WVU Students and Administration Stand in Solidarity with Mizzou

In response to the recent events at the University of Missouri, West Virginia University students, faculty, and administration stood in solidarity Thursday night. Organized by the NAACP chapter at WVU and other diversity groups on campus,...Show More Summary

NAACP Opens Discrimination Hotline After Racist Threats at Mizzou

After threats of violence surfaced online this week against black students at the University of Missouri, a local NAACP chapter has opened a confidential telephone hotline that will allow students to report threats immediately, according to The Huffington Post.

Mizzou Racist Threats Prompt NAACP To Start Discrimination Hotline

ST. LOUIS -- The local NAACP chapter is setting up a confidential telephone hotline for University of Missouri students to report threats after messages warning of violence against black students appeared on social media this week. Mizzou students can report threats to 844-NAACP-HELP, the organization's Jefferson City branch said Friday. Show More Summary

Morning Reads for Friday the Thirteenth, November Witch Edition

Here: – NAACP sues Hancock County over voter rolls. – Savannah ginger farmer makes Oprah’s Favorite Things list. – Georgia Veterans Hall of Fame adds fifteen inductees. – Atlanta’s 40 under 40. There: – Does this make Hillary a Material Girl? – Sounds like those Reidsville City Council meetings, doesn’t it? – No, his name …

As The Civil Rights Pharisees Are Relieved That Spike Lee's Movie "Chiraq" Is A Comedy With An "AllStar Black Progressive Cast" That Does Not Indict Black Leadership For Its Failure To Protect Black Lives Over Harvesting Their Votes, The NAACP Chapter In

Another crime show is coming to a living room near you. This time Wilmington, Delaware will be the set for “Murder Town,” reports, this isn’t the first time the small city has been pinned with that term. Show More Summary

Recy Taylor and the Atrocious Legacy of All-White Juries

In 1944, a young African American woman named Recy Taylor was brutally gang raped by seven white men in Abbeville, Alabama. The investigation into Taylor's assault was spearheaded by Rosa Parks and the NAACP; anchoring Parks' lifelong commitment to civil and human rights activism. Show More Summary

NAACP Head on Mizzou Protests: Students Are Constrained by ‘Racial Animus’

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NAACP President Cornell William Brooks appeared on CNN tonight to offer his support for the University of Missouri students protesting to make sure they are able to live in a safe learning environment.

Local NAACP Promises Not to Let Racist Incident at Berkeley High be ‘Swept Under the Rug’

The Berkeley, Calif., NAACP chapter said black students at Berkeley High School feel “deeply shaken” by the racist threat from a student there and will watch closely at how the school board responds, according to the Contra Costa Ti...

Meanwhile Inside Atlanta As The Buckhead Section White Folks Connect Their Surveillance Cameras Into The Atlanta Police Department's Monitoring Station And The NAACP Release An Android App To Allow Citizens To Monitor Police, The Field Colonizers Over The

The People Of Buckhead The "White Privilege" Of The Residence Of Buckhead Afforded Them The Money To Purchase Surveillance Cameras To Protect Them Against The Scourge Of Street Pirates Who Have Been Committing Armed Robberies And 'Smash...Show More Summary

Eric Holder Receives Lifetime Achievement Award For His Civil Rights Work

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, 64, received the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Equal Justice Award Dinner Wednesday night in New York. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund heralded his work to correct...Show More Summary

Rachel Dolezal's Father Hopes Her Admission She Was Born White Will Help Put The Family Back Together

We wouldn't hold our breath! Rachel Dolezal, the woman that grabbed the nation's attention by pretending to be black, had a HUGE admission this week on The Real. While the former NAACP chapter head was chatting with the ladies on the talk show, she finally acknowledged that she was "biologically born white." Related: Robin Williams' Widow Says He [...]

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