CLAYTON * The St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP is asking County Executive Steve Stenger to appoint an independent committee to investigate the circumstances that led to widespread irregularities in the April 5 municipal election.
NEW YORK (AP) – The cast walked off the stage and left conductor James Levine to watch and listen Saturday as the orchestra cheered and the … GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) – Researchers are working on a plan to study wolverines in four Rocky Mountain states to see if the animals that loo…
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – The Dubuque branch of the NAACP and Dubuque police say they are cooperating and communicating about the investigation of a recent cross burning. This comes one day after the NAACP demanded more information about that police investigation.
WORCESTER –€” The Worcester NAACP has entered the debate about the city’s proposed policy for TIFs –€” so called tax increment finance deals given to companies to incentivize new development. The deals, which are often decades long tax breaks on new construction, have been routinely criticized by the Worcester Community-Labor Council (WCLC), a coalition made up of members of organized labor and community groups for what they give away.
OMAHA – Omaha residents have raised concerns about a visit from Rachel Dolezal, who resigned as president of an NAACP chapter in Washington last year after it was revealed that she is white. University of Nebraska Medical Center professor Renaisa S.
Sheriff Chuck Wright of Spartanburg County, South Carolina came under fire this week after he recently argued that minorities were “the most racist people in America” and compared the NAACP to the Ku Klux Klan.
In the 21st century, many would think the need for the NAACP had run its course. After all, the civil rights movement had come and gone, and great strides were being undertaken in the name of racial equality. Or so one would think.
Rick Turner, president of the Charlottesville Albemarle NAACP, says he’s “livid.” Turner says he walked out of a meeting to interview Albemarle County police chief candidates because all of them were white. “They invited me to be a part of this racist cover-up, and that’s what it was,” Turner said.