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.
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.
BELTON – A local chapter of the NAACP is calling for the relocation of a confederate statue that has been in Bell County for more than 100 years. This comes on the heels of rising violence and racial tensions across the country as confederate statues are being removed.
WILKES-BARRE – John Barnes remembers being in the room when the Wilkes-Barre NAACP earned its charter. It was 1985, and state Rep. Alphonso Deal traveled from Philadelphia to restart the local chapter that had first begun in the 1930s. Seeing the charter