Suit Over Black Voter Purge

North Carolina Sued By NAACP Over Alleged Voter Purge Targeting Black Voters

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is suing North Carolina over an alleged voter purge that it claims disproportionately affected African Americans, as reported by Talking Points Memo. Apparently, 4,500 voters had their voters registrations challenged by a few individuals. The NAACP-NC accused state and local officials of a violation of the National Voter Registration Act…

Awareness Banquet

NAACP to hold annual awareness banquet

The Rocky Mount branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is set to hold the organization’s annual event aimed to keep the community aware of pressing social, political and civil issues, while also recognizing several local minority trailblazers who have made a positive difference in the community within the areas of civil rights and civic engagement.