Published: WATCH: The NAACP and family of Pamela Riddick hold a news conference in Portsmouth. App users can watch it here . PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Portsmouth NAACP says it wants a special grand jury to investigate the death of a woman inside the city jail this summer.
Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP for the last seven years, said she resigned from the organization Monday. In an interview Tuesday, Hill-Aston, 68, cited completing key goals, such as hosting the national NAACP convention this past summer, as contributing to her decision.
The Cobb County branch of the NAACP will honor leaders in the community for their work and raise money to fund the branch’s programs at the 36th annual Oscar Freeman Freedom Fund Banquet on Oct. 28. The event, part awards ceremony and part fundraiser, starts with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m.
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – A local NAACP chapter working Monday to make sure their city council vote gets the attention they think it deserves. The Phenix City-Russell County branch of th
Baltimore, Maryland- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s original civil rights organization, today responded to the assertion by Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, that players on his team who choose not to stand for the National Anthem will not be allowed to take the field.
In the aftermath of what many consider the Charleston Branch NAACP’s best annual banquet ever – the group’s 100th anniversary gala – branch President Dot Scott refused to indulge in much celebration. True, former Vice President Joe Biden was the featured keynote speaker – quite a “get.”