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NAACP Invokes Trayvon Martin, Says It's 'Appalling' Officer Wilson 'Remains Free'

As Ferguson rioters and hoodlums were burning down buildings in their communities, shooting at police officers, looting stores, and pelting CNN reporters with rocks and bottles on Monday evening, the NAACP invoked Trayvon Martin in vowing to fight the "appalling" grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson. Show More Summary

As The "Deklab County NAACP" Says "The Ferguson Decision Was Like A Lynching" - The Local News Publishes A Video Of A Black Woman Being Murdered At A Dekalb Bus Stop - KNOWING That This Story Won't Have "The Legs" That A "White Police Shooting Of A Black

AJC: BLACK WOMAN FOUND SHOT AT A BUS STOP IN LITHONIA GA DIES The "Black Women" Talking At The "Black Grocery Store" That I Went To At 9pm:"I KNOW THAT THEY WERE NOT GOING TO CONVICT HIM. WHEN 'WHITE PEOPLE KILL BLACKS ITS A DIFFERENT THING. I JUST HOPE THAT THESE WHITE FOLKS IN GEORGIA DON'T START THINKING THEY CAN GET AWAY WITH IT"

NAACP President Upset Officials Treating Ferguson as 'Security Crisis' Instead of 'Social Justice Crisis'

As Ferguson and cities around the country are on edge for potential unrest after the grand jury's decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson is announced, the president of the NAACP said he was disappointed that officials were...Show More Summary

Sacramento NAACP Leader Prepares Excuses for Ferguson Violence

The President of Sacramento’s NAACP branch has stated that he hopes there will not be violence once the decision in the case of Officer Darren Wilson is handed down, but also asserted that he understands that members of the NAACP community have animosity for police. Show More Summary

Race Matters: Parents Furious After Bus Driver Calls Elementary School Kids “Nrs” & Faces No Consequences

Parents Outraged After Bus Driver Calls Kids The N-Word With Consequence via NOLA.Com A Mississippi chapter of the NAACP is calling for the removal of a Moss Point school bus driver after he allegedly screamed a racial slur at child...

Concha: NAACP Silent on Black GOP Victories, Misses Chance to Inspire Constituents

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

The NAACP's mission statement is the following: "The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educations, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination." Amen.

Lennon Lacy Death: Was It Lynching? NAACP Demands Federal Probe In Hanging Of Black Teen

Lennon Lacy was found hanged from a swing set in the tiny town of Bladenboro, North Carolina, on August 29 — but was his death a modern-day lynching? Police ruled the 17-year-old high school football player’s death a suicide, but the...Show More Summary

Corporate Buyout: Why Legacy Civil Rights Groups Are on the Wrong Side of History

How did it come to this, when the NAACP, Urban League and other legacy civil rights groups are actually propping up Republican leadership in their efforts to tear down President Obama? It's like an alternative universe where stalwarts...Show More Summary

JUAN WILLIAMS: Say It Loud: Black, GOP, and Proud. As a black Democrat I have to say: 2014 was …

JUAN WILLIAMS: Say It Loud: Black, GOP, and Proud. As a black Democrat I have to say: 2014 was a marquee year for black Republicans. But the reaction from the NAACP and black Democrats has been revulsion. Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), a member of the Democratic House leadership, dismissed Republican South Carolina Senator Tim Scott’s […]

50 Years Later: How the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act Changed the U.S.

Co-authored by Hilary Shelton, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy and Director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP. Fifty years ago, Congress passed two landmark pieces of legislation. Enacted just months apart, the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act changed the American story. Show More Summary

50 Years Later: How the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act Changed the U.S.

Co-authored by Hilary Shelton, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy and Director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP. Fifty years ago, Congress passed two landmark pieces of legislation. Enacted just months apart, the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act changed the American story. Show More Summary

NAACP Award-winning '12 x 9' comes to Atlanta

Before Fred Thomas Jr. became writer and director of the three-time NAACP Award-winning stage play, 12 x 9, he was best known as one of the original "Whassup?" dudes. You know, from the Budweiser commercial: waaassaaaahhhp!… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Event Livefeed: The Making of Ferguson with Sherrilyn Ifill and Richard Rothstein

Today, Thursday, November 13, at 11:00 a.m. ET, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) will host a forum to examine policies that led to the events in Ferguson. Richard Rothstein, contributing writer...Show More Summary

When will the NAACP start helping black people?

By LLOYD MARCUS Upon reading a post election article in which the NAACP is all fired up about supposed black voter suppression, my response was when will these people ever seriously do something to help black people?Folks, I am sorry, but the NAACP and others in their civil rights syndicate are a despicable bunch. All […]

BLAX News: The NAACP Says That While Some Of Their Church-Based Chapters Are Concerned With The Portrayal Of Black People "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" (And Other "Sambo-ette" Reality Shows) On VH1 - Every Chapter Agrees That There Is No Greater Insult To "

You Bring "Shame" To The Image Of "Black America" - But You Are Helpful In "Get The Blacks Out To Vote" Campaigns So We Can't Cut You Lose IGNORANCE ON STEROIDS AND A BUTT INJECTION DRAIN THE POOL AFTER THEY TAKE A SWIM IN IT HAVE SOME...Show More Summary

VEEP MATERIAL? Sen. Tim Scott: I Got An “F” From NAACP Because I Believe Liberal Policies Failed….

VEEP MATERIAL? Sen. Tim Scott: I Got An “F” From NAACP Because I Believe Liberal Policies Failed.

Norovirus Caused Outbreak Among NAACP Conference Attendees in CA

The San Mateo County Health Department has announced that Norovirus was the bug that sickened dozens of people at an NAACP conference in Redwood City, California. Approximately 60 people fell ill with nausea and vomiting, symptoms of a Norovirus infection, after attending the 27th Annual NAACP California Hawaii State Convention at the Sofitel Luxury Hotel... Continue Reading

Dear Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) - The Next Time A Progressive Fundamentalist Ideological Bigot Asks You "HOW CAN YOU CLAIM TO BE HELPING BLACK PEOPLE WHEN YOU GOT AN 'F' ON THE NAACP LEGISLATIVE REPORT CARD?" - Please Take My Advice And Ask The Interviewer

POPULARITY OF PROGRESSIVE POLICY By The "Americanized Negro IS NOT EQUIVALENT TO PROOF OF DEVELOPMENT Of The "Americanized Negro" IT ONLY Means That He Is CONTENTED With The Position Of The "Black Racial Services Machine" If SenatorShow More Summary

NAACP Fail: African American GOP Winners, Mia Love, And Tim Scott, Overlooked – GOP Deputy Press Secretary Raffi Williams Goes Off

Sometimes it’s not what you do say, but what you don’t say that can ruffle feathers and make people question if by not saying what you didn’t say, you were really saying more by not saying it. Or something like that. Anyway, the NAACP...Show More Summary

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