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NAACP Statement On Proposed Muslim Registry

NAACP | NAACP Statement on Proposed “Muslim Registry”

BALTIMORE, MD – The following is a statement from Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP: “The NAACP resolutely condemns President-elect Trump’s proposed plans for a ‘Muslim registry.’ Our nation’s history contains far too many horrific examples of the oppression and demonization of groups based on religion, race, origin or political affiliation, and we refuse to sit by silently and allow for the creation of new ones.

Baltimore NAACP Election

Tessa Hill-Aston Wins Highly Contested Baltimore NAACP Election | Afro

Tessa Hill-Aston will retain her presidency of the Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP after being re-elected to a fourth term Tuesday night over newcomer Cortly “C.D.” Witherspoon. “I will continue to do the things that I’m doing with the good group of people that I have working with me,” Hill-Aston said.

Texas Conference Meets

Texas state NAACP convention comes to Texarkana this week

Texas’ state NAACP conference will be held Thursday through Saturday in Texarkana. This state conference is poised to focus on many issues which address election protection, voting rights, environmental protection and economic development. Highlights of the convention will feature speeches from legendary judge and former civil rights attorney L.

Former Dallas President Wallace Dies

Former Dallas NAACP President Juanita Wallace dies

Juanita Wallace, the former president of the Dallas chapter of NAACP, has died. The 70-year-old activist died Sunday from cancer, according to the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office. Wallace, a retired Dallas ISD educator, led the local NAACP group for six years. She resigned in 2014. “You have earned your rest, freedom fighter!”

Warrent For Former NAACP President

Warrant issued for ex-NAACP president

McAlister had allegedly used the debit card attached to the NAACP account to make personal purchases at Discount Smokes, Tobacco Shack, Walmart as well as Clark and Speedway gas stations. There were also checks from the NAACP payable to Cablevision, US Cellular, to Roger Bryden for rent and written out to McAlister herself, according to the warrant.