Category Archives: Politics

Senator Meets With NAACP – Event

Fairfax NAACP presents Community Conversation with Senator Tim Kaine

A Community Conversation with Senator Tim Kaine (VA) Learn about his plans to address your concerns regardingeconomic development, affordable housing, the criminaljustice system, immigration enforcement, education and more. This event is free and open to the general public but donations are always appreciated. Please RSVP early as space is limited.

The Flag In Cleveland

Cleveland NAACP says police union’s refusal to hold flag at Browns game creates ‘racial division’

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland NAACP said the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association’s decision not to hold the flag for the Browns’ season opener is “fanning flames of racial division.” A statement released Tuesday afternoon says the branch respects the patrolmen’s association right to free speech under the Constitution, but hopes the union understands the impact a counter-protest has in the community.

Joe Biden At Charleston’s 100th

Joe Biden will be keynote speaker for the Charleston NAACP’s 100th anniversary fundraiser

The centennial anniversary fundraising dinner for the Charleston branch of the NAACP will feature former Vice President Joe Biden. Charleston NAACP President Dot Scott lauded Biden’s role in President Barack Obama’s administration and his service as a senator representing Delaware.

Rev Barber Banned


NAACP’s Rev. William Barber banned from NC Legislative Building

The Rev. William Barber, the N.C. NAACP president, has been banned from entering the N.C. Legislative Building following his arrest during a protest there on May 30. The ban also applies to 31 other protesters arrested that day during a health care sit-in after they refused to clear the hallways outside legislative leaders’ office.