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