The York attorney and president of the York NAACP chapter organized a community meeting Tuesday at Crispus Attucks Community Center to address violence in city neighborhoods. There was some great discussion and promising ideas were presented. Keep the momentum going. Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/29caJWd
On the same day a 3rd District Congressional candidate condemned the apparent unauthorized removal of two racially provocative billboards, he found himself being condemned by two Cleveland-based organizations, one of whom called the campaign signage “offensive, irresponsible and racist.”
JERSEY CITY – Elections are on the horizon to decide who will lead the Jersey City branch of the NAACP, and former council aide Joan Terrell is hoping to take over.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The Virginia NAACP and the Virginia ACLU are speaking out in support of Governor McAuliffe’s move to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 Virginians with previous felony convictions. On Monday, the Virginia NAACP submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Virginia Supreme Court explaining the governor’s executive order was appropriate given the unbroken thread of racial discrimination woven into the Commonwealth’s constitution.
Posted: Sun 2:38 PM, Jun 26, 2016 The Pitt County NAACP is gearing up to host a meeting where men and mental health will be the topics of discussion. The forum is scheduled to take place Sunday at 6 p.m. during the organization’s regularly scheduled monthly mass meeting.
Former Savannah mayor Edna Jackson addresses the audience at St. Paul CME Church on Sunday at the NAACP Polictical Action Committee’s forum on voter empowerment. (Will Peebles/Savannah Morning News) With the November election cycle slowly closing in, the Savannah Chapter of the NAACP hosted a forum discussing voter empowerment moderated by former Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson.
Shelby v. Holder – Three Years Later The Invisible Face of Voter Suppression: Our Youth BALTIMORE, MD – Three years ago tomorrow, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Shelby v. Holder, nearly dismantling the centerpiece of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
NAACP to Host 107th Annual Convention in Cincinnati, OH July 16- July 20, 2016 “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count” BALTIMORE, MD – As the nation prepares for the 2016 presidential election this November, the NAACP 107th Annual Convention, held in Cincinnati from July 16-20, will bring together thousands of members and attendees under the theme “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.”