The president of the state chapter of the NAACP and the former minister of The Riverside Church in New York City are announcing a revival tour that they say intends to change the meaning of morality in American politics. The Rev. William Barber and the Rev.
The Minneapolis branch of the NAACP holds a rally ahead of an expected decision on whether or not to press charges against two police officers in shooting death of a 24-year-old black man last November. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
1 image The social worker, Nicol Newman, was in court Thursday for a pretrial hearing. Her attorney, Michal Coard said they were looking forward to a trial date next month to tell their side of the story. “It was insane,” Newman said at a news conference at the NAACP office earlier this week.
The Minneapolis NAACP is demanding that Minneapolis police officers treat crowds with dignity and respect in any demonstrations that may follow a decision in the Jamar Clark case. The NAACP called a Friday morning press conference to blast Thursday’s statement from Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau, stressing that the city will not tolerate violence or vandalism.
Published: The North Carolina NAACP says two inmates have been wrongfully convicted, and need to be set free. The families of Dontae Sharpe and Kalvin Michael Smith, as well as the NAACP, walked to Governor Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper’s offices Thursday morning.
Lawyers in the North Carolina attorney general’s office have met with a civil rights group calling for state investigations of wrongful convictions. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s spokeswoman Noelle Talley said Cooper wants to work with the NAACP to address problems in the criminal justice system. Talley says Cooper also wants more money for N.C.
NCAAP president Dr. Ann Hart and NAACP member Benjamin Taylor addressed the media this afternoon in regards to the long lines in the Arizona primary election Tuesday.
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — The Norfolk NAACP is launching its own investigation into recent police-involved shootings, NAACP President Joe Dillard Jr. said Tuesday. There have been three fatal officer-involved shootings in Norfolk this year. The most recent was on March 19 when India M.