Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds says ‘justice was not served’ after it was announced that two police officers involved in the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark will not be charged.
Gabrielle Lurie/SF Examiner file photo California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry is largely a white man’s game. It’s rare to see a person of color owning a marijuana dispensary or running a major cannabis business; most black and brown people you see in the industry are working security or maybe behind the budtenders’ counter.
The president of the state chapter of the NAACP and the former minister of The Riverside Church in New York City are announcing a revival tour that they say intends to change the meaning of morality in American politics. The Rev. William Barber and the Rev.
The Minneapolis branch of the NAACP holds a rally ahead of an expected decision on whether or not to press charges against two police officers in shooting death of a 24-year-old black man last November. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
1 image The social worker, Nicol Newman, was in court Thursday for a pretrial hearing. Her attorney, Michal Coard said they were looking forward to a trial date next month to tell their side of the story. “It was insane,” Newman said at a news conference at the NAACP office earlier this week.
The Minneapolis NAACP is demanding that Minneapolis police officers treat crowds with dignity and respect in any demonstrations that may follow a decision in the Jamar Clark case. The NAACP called a Friday morning press conference to blast Thursday’s statement from Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau, stressing that the city will not tolerate violence or vandalism.
Published: The North Carolina NAACP says two inmates have been wrongfully convicted, and need to be set free. The families of Dontae Sharpe and Kalvin Michael Smith, as well as the NAACP, walked to Governor Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper’s offices Thursday morning.
Lawyers in the North Carolina attorney general’s office have met with a civil rights group calling for state investigations of wrongful convictions. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s spokeswoman Noelle Talley said Cooper wants to work with the NAACP to address problems in the criminal justice system. Talley says Cooper also wants more money for N.C.