Tag: NAACP

Archived: White Officer Finally Fired for Racist Posts, Threats Against Black Police Chief

Black women disproportionately experience violence at home, at school and at work. So it’s disconcerting that in Southeastern Ohio, despite a threat of violence by Nelsonville Police Officer Joshua Braglin against Tiffany Tims, the interim police chief at Hocking College, Braglin managed to keep his job for months until pressure…

Archived: White Officer Called Black Police Chief N-Word, Threatened to Beat Her to 'Death With a Banana'

UPDATE May 30, 2018 at 10:38 p.m. ET: On Wednesday night the Nelsonville City Council unanimously voted to fire police officer Joshua Braglin. The vote came during a city council meeting attended by numerous protesters. ORIGINAL STORY A white male police officer from Southeastern Ohio made racist and threatening Facebook…

Archived: Ex-Student Who Used Bodily Fluids to Harass Black Roommate, Avoids Hate Crime Charge

Brianna Brochu, a white, former University of Hartford student whorubbed her used tampons onher Black roommate,Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe’s, backpack andallegedly put Rowe’s toothbrush in places “where the sun doesn’t shine,”will not face hate crime charges. On Monday in Hartford Superior Court, Brochu, 18, pleaded not guilty to charges of breach…

Archived: NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

NAACP’s national delegates voted on Wednesday to issue a “travel advisory” stating that people of color and other marginalized groups travelling to Missouri are at risk of their civil rights being violated. According to the Springfield News Leader, the delegates chose to nationally adopt the advisory after it was put…