In the public imagination, the NAACP is synonymous with tenacious civil rights litigation and impassioned speeches. It was instrumental in numerous legal battles in South Carolina, including the 1952 Briggs v. Elliott case, which challenged segregation in public schools, and the 1961 case of the Friendship 9, which produced the movement mantra “Jail, No Bail.”
anvplayer video=”1222089″] DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN ) – The Dayton Unit of the NAACP held its 51st inaugural ceremony Thursday night at the Dayton Cultural and RTA Transit Center. Derrick Foward took the oath of office. He was re-elected as the 26th president of the chapter.
Guest preacher Jairite Anderson-Cole borrowed a term from nursing for when a patient goes into cardiac arrest NYACK – The assembled at Pilgrim Baptist Church Monday afternoon were implored to help respond to the United States’ “code blue.” Drawing on her background as a nurse, Jairite Anderson-Cole, the pastor at St.
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.
The Burlington County Branch of the NAACP, awarded the Rancocas Valley Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. the 2016 Community Service Award at its sixth Annual Freedom Fund Gala. The Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter was recognized for its efforts in Burlington County with its many programs and projects.
MARIETTA – Fifteen years ago, Georgia replaced the state flag that prominently featured a Confederate battle emblem. Saturday, the Cobb County NAACP honored the man behind the fight for that change. Former Gov.
Former Washington state NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, who was criticized last year for passing herself off as black, has been tapped to speak at a North Carolina Martin Luther King Day celebration in January. The Raleigh News & Observer reported the theme of the MLK Dreamfest Celebration in Cary, North Carolina, “Healing Race Relations through Conversation and Participation.”