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California Black Caucus Speaks Out against Police Shootings

Fox 40 reports that on Monday, members of the California Black Caucus and the NAACP joined at the state capitol, brandishing huge pictures of five black men killed by police officers around the nation, including Eric Gardner, Michael Brown, Oscar Grant, and Kimani Gray. Show More Summary

NAACP decries policy to arm Compton school police with AR-15 rifles

A growing chorus of community members has denounced a new policy that will allow Compton Unified School Police officers to carry semiautomatic AR-15 rifles while on patrol.

MTV Airs Ferguson PSA During VMAs

Sunday night during the MTV Video Music Awards, the network aired two commercials as part of its Look Different campaign to end racial, gender, and anti-LGBT bias, created with the Anti-Defamation League, NAACP, National Council of La...Show More Summary

Innocent Man Arrested For Walking While Black–In Beverly Hills

No neighborhood makes it safe for black men to walk along, minding their own business. Charles Belk, a filmmaker who works with the NAACP lost six hours of his life because of the color of his skin (via Crooks and Liars). On Friday afternoon, August 22nd around 5:20pm, while innocently walking by myself from a [...]

#JusticeForMikeBrown: Missouri Governor Refuses To Replace Prosecutor Leading Shooting Investigation Despite Strong Ties To Ferguson PD

Missouri Governor Refuses To Replace Mike Brown Shooting Prosecutor Despite clear evidence of a conflict of interest, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has rejected a request from The Mike Brown Coalition and the NAACP to replace the lead prosecutor in Mike

The Georgia NAACP's Voice Mailbox Was Full About "Justice In Ferguson Missouri" That When Black Residents Suffering From Violence On Old National Highway, College Park Georgia Called In For 'Social Justice Protection' - The White Lady's Voice That Says "I

F.R.A.U.W.D.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Only Mental And Psychic Respite That One Can Achieve After Listing To The Forces Who Fraudulently "Display The Contents Of The 'Americanized Negro's Artificial Horizon'" In Order To TRICK Them IntoShow More Summary

We’ve Got to “Police the Police”: Photos from the Local NAACP's Rally for Ferguson

Kelly O Blues music played from loud speakers strung across the rolling green lawn, friends caught up in small groups, and children ran through water sprayed from beautiful, cartoonish park fountains. If it wasn't for the signs reading...Show More Summary

NAACP: It's 'Impossible' for St. Louis Co. Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to Be Unbiased

On Thursday, the NAACP officially alleged that it was "impossible" for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to be impartial and called for a special prosecutor to investigate the shooting death of Michael Brown. NAACP PresidentShow More Summary

NAACP, family call for federal investigation into California father’s Taser death

A grieving California family has called on the Justice Department to investigate the death of a father of five who died after getting tased several times by police during an arrest last week.

Time to Fix the Real "Broken Windows"

On Saturday August 23, 2014 I will join the "March for Justice for Victims of Police Brutality" in Staten Island, New York. Its sponsors include the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), the NAACP, United Health Care Workers Local 1199, and the National Action Network. Show More Summary

NAACP'S Net Failure in Ferguson

How the Civil Rights Organization's hypocritical stance on Net Neutrality Hurts Activism in Ferguson The shooting of teenager Mike Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has mutated from a tragic local killing to a national crisis. Show More Summary

NAACP'S Net Failure in Ferguson

How the Civil Rights Organization's hypocritical stance on Net Neutrality Hurts Activism in Ferguson The shooting of teenager Mike Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has mutated from a tragic local killing to a national crisis. Show More Summary

Missouri Governor Once Tried To End Desegratation

When Jay Nixon was attorney general of Missouri he filed a motion to end desegregation claiming it was not cost effective. The Washington Post reports: Nixon’s position infuriated the local NAACP, anger that was resurrected shortly before he decided to again seek a Senate seat again in 1998. While he was speaking at a Democratic [...]

New Black Panthers to Sharpton, NAACP: Don't Bring Your Ass to St Louis Telling Us Not to Fight

The New Black Panthers National Chairman Hashim Nzinga told Al Sharpton and the NAACP, "Don't you bring your ass to St. Louis telling them they don't have the right to be angry" because he said "you ain't never made it it alright." And...Show More Summary

NAACP: Michael Brown Shooting 'Front and Center' at the United Nations

U.S. civil rights advocates aired their concerns about the recent Michael Brown shooting to the United Nations in Geneva, according to a press call from the organizations on Wednesday. “This issue was front and center,” Hilary O. Shelton, director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, explained during the call. Show More Summary

Missouri Riots: Let the Facts Determine the Outcome

The world is outraged over the shooting of a black teenager in suburban St. Louis over an altercation with police. The headlines scream that police “executed an innocent young black man” and the head of the St. Louis NAACP says “another...Show More Summary

Voting Rights Supporters Divided Over Florida’s New Gerrymandered Maps

The NAACP and voting rights groups are usually allies. So why are they at war over redistricting in Florida? The post Voting Rights Supporters Divided Over Florida’s New Gerrymandered Maps appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Happy Monday. In case you missed it Friday, a federal district judge in North Carolina denied a preliminary injunction to the NAACP, DOJ, and several other groups in their challenge to North Carolina's new voting law. Doug Mataconis has the...

NAACP: Feds should investigate black teen's death

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The NAACP has called for a federal investigation into the death of a black teenager who was shot by police in a St. Louis suburb.

The NAACP Of Pittsburgh Says That They Can't See A "Civil Rights Case" In The Shooting Of The Pregnant Mother Which Killer Her Unborn Baby At 31 Weeks NOR The Killing Of The Teenaged Witness For The Prosecution Because None Of This "Feels Like" The Civil

Do You Ever Think About The "MURDERED BLACK PEOPLE" That You DON'T HEAR ABOUT Because Their Deaths Are Not Labeled A "CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION" Or A "STATEMENT ON RACE RELATIONS"?Once You Understand WHO This (Fraudulent) Committee WhoShow More Summary

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