In the aftermath of what many consider the Charleston Branch NAACP’s best annual banquet ever – the group’s 100th anniversary gala – branch President Dot Scott refused to indulge in much celebration. True, former Vice President Joe Biden was the featured keynote speaker – quite a “get.”
Sheriff calls filing over fired employee a ‘political attack’ BUNNELL – Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly unlawfully terminated a former Sheriff’s Office victim’s advocate as part of an ongoing trend of employment discrimination within the agency, according to a recent notice of complaint filed by the Flagler County chapter of the NAACP.
BALTIMORE (September 21, 2017) – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America’s original civil rights organization, released the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that the U.S.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, is disappointed by the decision by President Trump’s Department of Justice not to bring civil rights charges against the six Baltimore Police officers who were associated with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.
The new leadership team for the Ohio Conference NAACP has plenty of representation from Akron. Three members of the Akron chapter of the NAACP were elected last week during the statewide group’s biennial election, held Saturday at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North in Columbus: * Ophelia Averitt, former president of the Akron NAACP and current NAACP national board member, was re-elected as 1st vice president.
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.
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.
CLOSE ASBURY PARK – The local chapter of the NAACP is condemning the anti-Semitic and racist flyers that were recently posted in the city. “If the white supremacists were truly supreme, there would be no need for them to engage in acts or expressions of racial or religious hatred,” said Adrienne Sanders, President of the NAACP Asbury Park-Neptune chapter.”Only the weak and insecure have the need to indulge in such a derogatory manner.”