DECATUR – An initial forum on reducing gun violence also covered allegations of offensive police behavior during a traffic stop. But that was OK with organizers, who see improving relations between law enforcement and the community as a critical first step.
But the two groups have equal levels of strong support; 20 percent of respondents strongly aligned themselves with older groups, and 21 percent strongly aligned themselves with BLM and the new groups. Nine percent backed both, and 14 percent rejected both.
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president William Barber says his group will hold a “mass sit-in” at the legislature if a controversial LGBT law isn’t repealed by April 21.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.