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Beyonce leads the field in the NAACP Image Award nominations, but there’s a friendly rival close behind: sister Solange.
NEW BEDFORD – Up and down the sidewalks they marched, one night in May of 1968. African-Americans and a handful of others walked peacefully through downtown New Bedford, past City Hall, holding signs: “RACISM MUST GO,” “BLACK PRIDE,” “The Truth Shall Make Us FREE,” “BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL.”Some crowded into the NAACP office for a meeting.
CEDAR RAPIDS – Representatives from the Iowa-Nebraska NAACP are to present an analysis of police dash camera video in the officer-involved shooting of Jerime Mitchell during a news conference at 5:30 p.m. today at the African-American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids.
The West Jefferson, La. NAACP says the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office hasn’t done enough after its arrest of the man who shot former NFL star Joe McKnight. Nearly a week after McKnight was fatally shot, the NAACP spoke about its concerns over the manslaughter charges against Ronald Gasser, the man who shot him.
BALTIMORE – The following is a statement from Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP: “The NAACP is deeply frustrated that the trial of Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who fatally shot Walter Scott, an unarmed black man after a routine traffic stop in 2015 has ended in a mistrial.
The Raleigh-Apex branch of the NAACP is looking into the Nov. 6 case in which one man shot and killed another in defense of his female neighbor, who was stabbed multiple times. “Our legal redress team met today and decided that we will investigate this incident,” Rev.
The North Carolina NAACP on Friday announced that it will ask a federal judge to deny a conservative group’s request to delay the state elections board from certifying the results of the November election. The NAACP chapter’s move comes in case filed by the conservative Civitas Center in November.