Tag Archives: Demands

Dallas Branch Calls For Investigation

NAACP Dallas calls for investigation of Balch Springs Police

DALLAS – Teams from the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department are deep into the investigation of an officer involved shooting. Police say former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver killed 15-year old Jordan Edwards when he fired his rifle into a car filled with unarmed African American teens.

Seeking Review Of Philly Building Collapse

NAACP seeks review in Center City building collapse

The NAACP wants Philadelphia’s top prosecutor to review the convictions of two black demolition workers serving long manslaughter sentences in a fatal building collapse. The civil rights group’s Philadelphia chapter says District Attorney Seth William’s office engaged in “selective prosecution” based on race when he failed to charge the white building owner and other key figures.

Calls To Investigate Police

NAACP and ministers’ organization call for investigation of police

The state and local NAACP chapters and the Muskogee Christian Ministers Union are calling for a “full transparent investigation” of the events surrounding the pepper spraying of an 84-year-old woman and the electrical stunning of her son. Officer Michelle Casady pepper sprayed Geneva Smith, 84, on Aug.

UPS Workers & NAACP Rally For Fair Workplace

UPS workers, NAACP rally for a better workplace, fair treatment

UPS employees drew the attention of management, union reps and passersby Monday to their call for a safe and fair working environment. “We are here today to find the truth in the light of allegations of violations in the workplace, and we stand with workers and former workers who have filed complaints and grievances to seek a just and moral resolution for change in conditions in the workforce that the workers face every day,” said the Rev.

Calls To Halt Private Charter Schools

NAACP calls for halt to privately managed charter schools. Will that hurt or help kids?

David Mitchell is founder, CEO and president of Better Outcome for Our Kids or BOOK. A new Atlanta-based nonprofit, BOOK seeks to educate the African-American community about school choice options, including traditional public schools, public charters, virtual schools, home schools and vouchers.