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.
BALTIMORE- Nov. 28, 2017 -To coincide with National Giving Day, the NAACP is joining with Dallas -based non-profit Impact Shares as they file for their initial exchange traded funds (ETFs), that will creatively allow investors to invest in social justice.
The Reading branch of the NAACP is inviting the public to examine the issue of mass incarceration. Continuing a panel discussion held in October, the NAACP is hosting a free viewing of the documentary film “13th.” “This film explains what we mean when we say the words ‘mass incarceration’,” said Stacey Taylor, president of the local NAACP.
Baltimore-(November 17, 2017) The NAACP sends its support and love and to Rev. Jesse Jackson as he faces the unfortunate challenge of Parkinson’s disease. “Rev Jackson has been a pioneer for African American political progress and a key civil rights icon for over half a century.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The NAACP Florida Conference will have an opportunity soon to decide about pushing to get rid of the Star-Spangled Banner as America’s national anthem. The California NAACP chapter describes the song as “one of the most racist” and say its rarely heard third verse celebrates the deaths of slaves who joined British troops to gain their freedom, according to a WTOL story.
CLOSE A complaint filed by the Lee County NAACP alleges that minority students in the public school system are more likely to be disciplined and end up in the school-to-prison pipeline than their white peers.
ANDERSON – The Madison County NAACP branch celebrated local leaders at the annual B. Harry Beckham Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday. The banquet focused on finding ways to ensure young black people have a brighter future and find consciousness and understanding in a world that still breeds racism and hate.
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.