Friday, May 25, 2018

Tag: NAACP

Poor People’s Campaign Launches Six Weeks of...

Activists converged on state capitals around the U.S. on Monday to begin six weeks of non-violent protests calling for new programs to help the...

Benjamin Crump Calls Out Inconsistencies Between Parkland...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNtMCNBKSUw The family of slain Sacramento man Stephon Clark, who was gunned down by police in his grandparents' backyard earlier this month, is demanding answers,...

Black Parents Threaten to Pull Kids Out...

Lawmakers' push to arm teachers in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has some parents very concerned — particularly for...

White Male Wanted for Making ‘Terroristic Threats’...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=pA72dd_0VC8 The Cobb County Police Department is investigating racist terroristic threats made towards the NAACP branch office in Marietta, GA around 1 a.m Monday. Executive Director...

In Light of FBI Probe Into NCAA...

https://youtu.be/FVs5EQmiITY?t=3m4s In wake of the college basketball scandal, an ongoing federal investigation reported by Yahoo Sports, details top players allegedly receiving benefits from NBA agents...

Lena Horne, The Elegant and Beautiful Talent...

Lena Horne (1917-2010) Horne became a part of the Civil Rights Movement and performed at rallies on behalf of the NAACP and the National...

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

Nelly's girlfriend Shantel Jackson says the sexual assault allegations against the rapper are false. She says the women who accused the Nelly are...

Catholic School Principal Ends 40-Year Career After...

https://youtu.be/JoHf8Fm1SKU The principal of a Catholic high school in Rhode Island was forced into early retirement after a video surfaced of him using racially offensive...

NAACP Wants Fans At College Title Game...

ATLANTA (AP) — The NAACP wants to see white towels amid the crimson, white, red and black worn by fans to send a message...

American Petroleum Institute Dismisses Study Linking Oil,...

Officials with the American Petroleum Institute are refuting the findings of a recent report highlighting the disproportionate risk of pollution-related health problems facing African-Americans,...

Study: Black Americans Face Disproportionate Risk of...

Black Americans are at higher risk of developing pollution-related health problems caused by the locations of oil and gas refineries, according to a new...

Through Advisories or Boycotts, Can Companies Be...

For only the second time in its history, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has opted to issue a travel advisory...

Louisiana Governor and AG Appeal NAACP Victory...

Fourteen years ago this week, a white sitting judge in Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish attended a Halloween party at a public restaurant dressed as a...

Sidelined, Silenced: Unsigned Kaepernick Highlights Limits of...

Discussions on why a National Football League team may or may not choose to draft or sign a player are typically not newsworthy enough...

NAACP Says It Will Ensure Nonwhite Communities...

HOUSTON (AP) — NAACP interim President Derrick Johnson says his organization will carefully monitor government assistance in Houston and other areas to ensure minority...

9 of the Most Racist Americans In...

By Ibram X. Kendi It seems as if everyone — except his racist supporters — are recognizing the obvious: Donald Trump is a racist. But...

Did Trump Bamboozle HBCU Presidents? His Delay...

When President Donald Trump met with leaders from historically Black colleges and universities in February, it sparked a backlash. Students and alumni criticized the...

Black Activists Urge Democrats to Put an...

Democrats must strongly consider putting an African-American candidate on the ticket if they plan to win back the White House, a number of Black...

Police Mistake Undersized Woman for 5-10, 170-lb....

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A Black woman contends she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police...

NAACP Is Challenged to Become Relevant Again...

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is known as the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Launched in part as a response to the lynching of...

BLM, NAACP, Local Groups Appeal to Arizona...

Arizona doesn't immediately come up in discussions about the American Civil War, but the western state finds itself at the center of a new...