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.
The NAACP will stand strong for immigrants’ rights, a leader of the state organization said Monday. The Rev. Curtis Gatewood, the director of field and branch operations for the state National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, spoke at a press conference hosted by the group’s Fayetteville branch.
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus is participating in a statewide ‘Day of Protest’ called for by the Georgia NAACP. This is in wake of the police-involved shootings of black men in Charlotte, NC and Tulsa, OK. The Columbus NAACP is outside the Public Safety Building promoting solidarity with law enforcement.
The NAACP is investigating racially offensive threats made against a Black teen football player who protested the national anthem during a recent game. A Black teen athlete from Ohio who made the brave decision to take a knee during the national anthem at a recent high school football game is now being targeted with racist messages.
Two NAACP officials, charged with trespassing last month after a civil demonstration at the downtown Roanoke office of U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th, appeared on the misdemeanor offense Thursday in Roanoke General District Court.
UPS employees drew the attention of management, union reps and passersby Monday to their call for a safe and fair working environment. “We are here today to find the truth in the light of allegations of violations in the workplace, and we stand with workers and former workers who have filed complaints and grievances to seek a just and moral resolution for change in conditions in the workforce that the workers face every day,” said the Rev.
The protesters said that they wanted to voice their concerns amid popularity of the black lives matter movement. They insisted that NAACP leaders and the organization denounce the movement, which they said is responsible for riots and violence in certain cities.
(Reuters) – NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and Stephen Green, the body’s youth director, were arrested on Monday in a congressman’s district office in Virginia over a six-hour sit-in protest on voting rights, the NAACP said. The men were cited for the protest at the office of U.S. Rep.