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.
Rev. William Barber was returning to Raleigh from Washington, D.C., when, he says, he was removed from an American Airlines flight.
BILOXI — The NAACP Biloxi Branch celebrated the 59th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s historic debut in a Major League Baseball game by recognizing the iconic player as well as area notables, present and past, who have embodied the spirit of Robinson’s journey.
Published: RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The mother of the Raleigh man shot and killed in an incident with a Raleigh police officer said she is disappointed no charges will be brought in the case. “I’m hurt. I’m angry,” Rolanda Byrd said Wednesday night. Akiel Denkins was shot and killed by Officer D.C.