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“This is a hate crime. Let’s stop playing games,” said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.
Following student protests at the Tennessee high school, school administrators were suspended.
“He has created a commission to reinforce voter suppression, refused to denounce white supremacists, and overall, has created a racially hostile climate in this nation,” said Derrick Johnson, NAACP president and CEO.
“This crime does not exist for employment application purposes,” the former cop’s defense attorney said.
The NAACP accused the airline of subjecting Black passengers to “disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions” as part of a corporate culture of racial insensitivity.
The president of the Missouri chapter of the NAACP spoke with DiversityInc about the organization’s next steps after issuing its first ever statewide travel advisory — and what it means.
The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.
The White House did not offer any details on why Trump would not speak to the 108-year-old civil rights group.
"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.