Vanita Gupta came to national prominence by leading a successful NAACP Legal Defense Fund fight on behalf of 38 people who had been railroaded on drug charges in Tulia, Tex. She took that same passion to the Justice Department, when she was chosen to lead its Civil Rights Division in 2014. Now, with the end […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage isn't backing down on his statements about John Lewis, a black Georgia congressman who risked his life in the fight for civil rights. The Maine NAACP demanded an apology after the white Republican governor insulted Lewis, who had questioned the legitimacy of GOP Donald Trump's presidential election.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said “that the NAACP should apologize to white America, making the comment just hours after he weighed in on the president-elect’s Twitter beef with a civil rights icon, saying U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) should [...]
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Let’s remember that John Lewis picked this fight with Donald Trump, when it really starts to go crazy on the Sunday shows. Now the president of the NAACP, Cornell Brooks has tweeted out a demand for Trump to apologize to the civil rights icon. Show More Summary
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to apologize for criticizing Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights icon. In a Saturday tweet, Brooks said Trump’s remarks “demeaned Americans” and the...Show More Summary
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Portland’s Women’s March against President-elect Donald Trump has been criticized as a march for white women, leading the NAACP of Portland to drop its endorsement of the march, the Willamette Week reports. “I didn’t want to be part of the march if it was going to be a...
The groups oppose Sessions as chief of the Justice Department because of several of his statements.
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THEY’RE NOT A CIVIL RIGHTS GROUP, THEY’RE A DEMOCRATIC PARTY FRONT GROUP: NAACP head won’t say if any Republican would make a good attorney general. NAACP President Cornell Brooks refused to say whether he thought any Republican could make a good attorney general when asked by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. South Carolina Sen. […]
NAACP head Cornell William Brooks testified against AG nominee Jeff Sessions today, but during one point Senator Lindsey Graham asked him about the NAACP's report cards in judging members of Congress.
Sen. Lindsey Graham accused the NAACP of having an anti-Republican bias during a testy exchange with the leader of the civil-rights group on Wednesday. Cornell Brooks, NAACP president and CEO, was testifying in opposition to President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Jeff Sessions for attorney general. Show More Summary
After NAACP President Cornell Brooks testified against Sen. Jeff Sessions at Wednesday’s confirmation hearing, Sen. Lindsey Graham called out the...
"...he lacks the judgment and temperament to serve effectively as Attorney General of the United States."
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Either Jeff Sessions lied about his views on the NAACP in 1986 or he lied in 2017—and no prize for guessing which is more likely: x Jeff Sessions, today: Ã¢Â?Â?I never declared that the N.A.A.C.P. was Ã¢Â?Â?un-American." Jeff Sessions,...Show More Summary
Protests break out during the senate confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. T he NAACP has opposed his confirmation, citing his controversial history with civil rights. He was denied a judgeship in 1986 due to his alleged racist remarks. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
The NAACP is planning another round of protests to try and block Sen. Jeff Sessions' (R-AL) path to becoming our next attorney general. Sen. Cory...