Senator Meets With NAACP – Event

Fairfax NAACP presents Community Conversation with Senator Tim Kaine

A Community Conversation with Senator Tim Kaine (VA) Learn about his plans to address your concerns regardingeconomic development, affordable housing, the criminaljustice system, immigration enforcement, education and more. This event is free and open to the general public but donations are always appreciated. Please RSVP early as space is limited.

Confederate Statue Removal

LIVE: Crews prepare to remove Confederate statues in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis City Council has just voted unanimously to remove two controversial Confederate statues property. According to a tweet from Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, the public parks have been sold to a private entity. He says the removal will be conducted by a private entity and will be compliant with the law.

Progress But Boycott Remains

NAACP praises American Airlines but sticks to travel advisory

Civil-rights activists are praising American Airlines’ plan to train employees to counteract bias in treating passengers. Nevertheless, the NAACP is still warning African-Americans about flying on the airline. The NAACP has not lifted the October “travel advisory” it issued after what it called a pattern of disturbing incidents involving African-American passengers on American.