N.C. NAACP president William Barber says his group will hold a “mass sit-in” at the legislature if a controversial LGBT law isn’t repealed by April 21. Barber, whose Forward Together Moral Movement has organized numerous Moral Monday protests and acts of civil disobedience, plans to announce more details about the event at a news conference Saturday morning.
Former NAACP President, Sanders Maryland Chair Ben Jealous Discusses Wisconsin Primary Wednesday, April 6, 2016 WBAL NewsRadio 1090 Former NAACP President Ben Jealous joined C4 in studio on Wednesday morning. Jealous leads Bernie Sanders’ Maryland steering committee, and strongly believes that Sanders can become the Democratic nominee.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Madie Robinson, president of the Florence Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, hopes this year’s Freedom Fund Dinner will encourage people to become active in election efforts. She said she hopes keynote speaker Bakari Sellers will help motivate people.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN) and the NAACP announced today that they have renewed their successful “Help & Hope for Homeowners” borrower outreach events for 2016. “Help & Hope for Homeowners” offers struggling borrowers the opportunity to receive in-person, individualized mortgage counseling to help them better afford and remain in their homes.
Civil Rights Organizations Renew Their Call for a Pattern or Practice Investigation of the North Charleston Police Department
The NAACP and the Christian Ministers Alliance are collecting items for victims of last week’s tornado that struck north Tulsa.
Former NAACP President Ben Jealous Endorses Donna Edwards’ Senate Bid Friday, April 01 2016 Associated Press ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Former NAACP head Ben Jealous has endorsed Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards in her bid for a U.S. Senate seat.
Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds says ‘justice was not served’ after it was announced that two police officers involved in the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark will not be charged.