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.
Fast Food Workers, NAACP And Alabama Legislative Black Caucus Suit Alleges Voting Rights Act Violation – 07-05-16 – WORT 89.9 FM
By Doug Cunningham A lawsuit against the state of Alabama for blocking the city of Birmingham’s minimum wage increase alleges that the state violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Fast food workers, the NAACP, Greater Birmingham Ministries and Alabama’s Legislative Black Caucus are plaintiffs in the suit.
RALEIGH- Activists from around the state say they’ll stand against hate and discrimination of any kind at the Moral Monday vigil held in downtown Raleigh. The NC NAACP held the gathering at Bicentennial Mall, calling it a vigil of love, justice and equality against hate and discrimination.
The NAACP has announced it will hold a Moral March for Health Care Justice on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Belhaven. The announcement came from the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, the state’s NAACP President & Forward Together Moral Movement Convener. CLICK HERE to see a flyer promoting the event from the NAACP.
The NAACP is readying for Round 2 and planning another massive rally in protest of House Bill 2. NC NAACP President the Rev. William Barber announced Tuesday there will be a Moral Monday rally on May 16. Barber said he has been in contact with the civil-rights organization’s national leaders about the hotly debated law.