Tag: NAACP

Archived: Dear Trump: Not all Black People Live in Inner Cities

During the town hall-style presidentialdebate between Hillary Clinton and Trumpin St. Louis Sundaynight, an African American audience member asked if the candidates would be a president for all Americans. Trump responded by explaining the plight of people living in “inner cities,” conflatingthe Black questioneras a representative ofthe inner city, and…

Archived: Armed 'White Lives Matter' Group Protests at NAACP in Houston

Organizer Ken Reed said amid Confederate flags, “Obviously we’re exercising our Second Amendment rights but that’s because we have to defend ourselves.” By Sheryl Estrada Twitter Waving Confederate flags and armed with assault rifles, White Lives Matter supporters stood in front of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

Archived: Muhammad Ali: The Loss of a Legend

Muhammad Ali, considered worldwide as “The Greatest” to ever enter a boxing ring, died at 9:10 p.m. Friday at a Phoenix, Arizona-area hospital. He was 74 years old. The boxing champion spent 32 years fighting Parkinson’s disease but succumbed to septic shock due to unspecified natural causes, according to Ali’s…