Post Tagged with: "NAACP"
"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.
The nation’s oldest civil rights organization honors talent the Oscars are slow to recognize.
Gov. LePage later suggested the NAACP apologize to white people.
"All of us believe it is unacceptable for someone with Senator Sessions' record to lead the Department of Justice."
“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.
A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."
The Mississippi NAACP has called for a federal investigation into the disturbing incident, saying, "These incidents should not be swept under the rug."
Social media users, including the NAACP, corrected Trump’s response to a question asked at the second presidential debate.
Republican Congressman Robert Pittenger blamed Black resentment of whites as the reason for the protests, not police injustice.
The local White Lives Matter group is connected to the Aryan Renaissance Society, a neo-Nazi group.
Organizer Ken Reed said amid Confederate flags, "Obviously we're exercising our Second Amendment rights but that's because we have to defend ourselves."
As a stellar athlete and social activist, Ali was a leader both inside and outside of the ring.
Republican state lawmakers packed more Blacks into two districts in an attempt to reduce the number of Blacks in other districts.
Of the 500 largest community water systems in 48 states, Flint’s charged the most for its toxic water. NAACP has threatened “civil disobedience” if the pipes are not replaced.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood by police superintendent until very end but was forced to change his mind. Protesters say more still remains to be done.
After numerous denials and evasions, Dolezal finally admits her heritage.
Civil rights organizations ask governor to stop plans, while defenders of the Confederacy call monument "disrespectful."
“We need people to understand that racial profiling is illegal, and it’s bad police work.”
Prominent leaders and friends are mourning the death of a civil rights icon.
President Obama said in an interview the “awakening around the country” to problems in race relations offers him an opportunity to “shape the debate.”
During the annual NAACP convention in Philadelphia, Baltimore Chief Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby discussed the disparities black women face, yet their ability to greatly influence the future of public policy.
The integrity of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP was tarnished due to its former president Rachel Dolezal’s racial identity controversy. Naima Quarles-Burnley plans to change that.
A Confederate flag still flies from the South Carolina Capitol grounds, which many demand be removed after the mass murder of nine in Charleston.
On Thursday, a missing Black man was found hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Miss. An FBI investigation is under way to determine whether it was a homicide or suicide.