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NAACP Gives Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Record A Withering Review Ahead Of The November Election [Opinion]

Since his election, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has been the subject of many headlines that have occasionally catapulted him into the national spotlight. For example, he was a notable presence at last year’s Democratic National Convention. Show More Summary

NAACP, with New President, to Switch to 501c4 to Become More Political

AP: Johnson has been the face of the NAACP since then as the organization has refocused its work on supporting its local chapters and tried to retool in the face of rising organizations like Black Lives Matter. Currently as a … Continue reading ?

APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active future

The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation's oldest civil rights organization back to prominence. Derrick Johnson, 49, of Jackson, Mississippi, was hired as the NAACP's … Click to Continue »

NAACP Elects New President, Will Assume More Political Non-Profit Tax Status

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The 108-year-old organization chose Derrick Johnson, who had served as interim president since July.

NAACP Pres. Reveals He’s Working to Reelect Philadelphia Mayor

Minister Rodney Muhammad disclosed that the $25,000 paid to him by the Mayor’s PAC is for his work to re-elect the Democrat incumbent. The post NAACP Pres. Reveals He’s Working to Reelect Philadelphia Mayor appeared first on The Good Men Project.

On Kim Guadagno: From the Blue Jersey Archives 1 Year Ago – and Why NAACP Needed More Now Than Ever

From the Blue Jersey archives Oct. 18, 2016, an early stump speech of the LG-who-would-be-Guv, an earnest but tone-deaf speech. Proof that Kim’s race-baiting ad to alarm a white-people base into voting for her isn’t the first time it’s been clear she has work...Read more

Sen. Cory Booker endorses Ben Jealous in his bid for Maryland governor

The nod from the New Jersey senator is the latest in a series of endorsements for the former NAACP president, one of a number of candidates in the Democratic primary.

The Ground Is Contaminated. Residents Are Scared. But The NAACP Is Working To Fix It

Through the Community Scientist program, one of the oldest civil rights groups in the nation is teaching students in East Chicago, Indiana, how to fight environmental injustice.

Sen. Booker endorses Jealous in Maryland governor's race

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is endorsing former NAACP president Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland. The New Jersey Democrat endorsed Jealous on Tuesday. Jealous is seeking the Democratic nomination in … Click to Continue »

Security checks on air travelers prompt outcry from ACLU, Muslim Advocates and NAACP

The drama in airplane cabins won’t go away. Six months after a physician was dragged off a United Airlines flight, civil rights groups are protesting a series of incidents involving passengers who were forcibly removed or underwent extra screening on planes. The American Civil Liberties Union has...

NAACP to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: Benching players for anthem kneeling violates rights

The NAACP said Tuesday that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' threat to bench players who kneel for anthem is commitment 'to violate right to free speech.'        

NAACP Slams Jerry Jones, 'Tone-Deaf and Unconstitutional'

The NAACP is furious with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones -- claiming his comments about sitting players who "disrespect the flag" are tone-deaf and misinformed.  Tony Covington -- a former NFL safety who's now an exec with the NAACP -- issued…

A Fidelity to the Truth: Chadwick Boseman & Reginald Hudlin on "Marshall"

In Reginald Hudlin's “Marshall,” Chadwick Boseman plays a young Thurgood Marshall, sent by the NAACP to defend a black man accused of raping a wealthy white socialite. Boseman is joined by a cast that includes Sterling K. Brown, Kate Hudson, Josh Gad, Dan Stevens, Jussie Smollett, Keesha Sharp, Roger Guenveur Smith and more. Show More Summary

Gavel Drop: NAACP Keeps Busy With Census Suit, Voting Rights Campaign

The civil rights group is calling out the U.S. Department of Commerce for not doing enough to make sure "hard-to-count" groups are tallied in the 2020 survey. The post Gavel Drop: NAACP Keeps Busy With Census Suit, Voting Rights Campaign appeared first on Rewire.

NAACP sues Commerce Dept for 2020 Census records

Missed this on Thursday: The NAACP has filed a FOIA case to get records about preparations for the 2020 Census. … Continue reading ?

Rev. Barber has a message for North Carolina governor: 'You are not welcome at the NAACP conference'

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP holds its annual conference this weekend. Back in May, its president, Rev. William Barber, announced his intention to step down after twelve years of leadership. Though he is leaving to join the...Show More Summary

Rev. Barber tells Gov. Cooper he’s not invited to NAACP conference

The state NAACP will hold its annual conference in Raleigh this weekend with U.S. Sen. Corey Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, and others among the guest speakers. One notable politician … Click to Continue »

Booker, Jackson, Barber are speakers at NAACP convention

A potential presidential candidate in 2020 and a former presidential hopeful are among the speakers at this weekend's North Carolina NAACP convention. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and the … Click to Continue »

TX: Capital Metro Board Member Draws Fire for Racial Comments on Hiring

A longtime NAACP leader in Austin on Friday condemned an assertion by the Capital Metro's board sole black member, who said African-Americans should not be hired to lead the transit agency, given Austin's racial makeup and history.

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