Category Archives: BLM

Clinton Addresses Convention

Clinton talks police brutality, jobs, healthcare at NAACP convention in Cincinnati

Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton took the stage for roughly 45 minutes at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati speaking at the 107th Annual NAACP Convention Monday. In her first minute on stage, Clinton came out swinging. “I have to start by saying we all know about that other convention happening in Cleveland, today,” she said, calling attention to the Republican National Convention.

NAACP Alongside Black Lives Matter

NAACP considers role alongside Black Lives Matter at annual convention

In its 107-year history, few National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) conventions have arrived at as charged a moment as this. Related: Baton Rouge shooting: details emerge about gunman’s radical views After high-profile police killings of black men in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis and two targeted killings of police officers, the US is being forced to stare down its perennial struggles with race and justice.

Excessive Force Policies Need To Be Revisited

NAACP President Calls For New Excessive Force Policies After Dallas Shootings

NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) – The president of the NAACP is calling for policies, not handwringing, in the wake of a deadly attack on police in Dallas. Cornell William Brooks made the comment in an interview Friday on “CBS This Morning.”

Justice Dept to Handle Alton Sterling Murder Case

Baton Rouge’s district attorney says FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office take lead in investigation of Alton Sterling death

Update, 11:19 a.m., July 6, 2016 The district attorney for East Baton Rouge announced Wednesday that the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office have taken the lead in the deadly officer involved shooting of Alton Sterling early Tuesday morning. Hillar C.