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.
By Jeff Bash Youngstown State University’s NAACP is helping bring relief to the victims of the Flint, Michigan water crisis by having a lip sync battle known as “Sing for Flint” to raise awareness and funds for the city. The event, “Sing for Flint,” will be a lip-synch battle planned by the NAACP.
A tribute to U.S. civil rights mogul Julian Bond will highlight the 44th Freedom Fund Life Membership Banquet of the Monterey County branch of the NAACP on Saturday. Bond, lawmaker and national leader, died in August at the age of 75.