Tag Archives: Government

Charges Filed Against Sheriff

Flagler NAACP files discrimination complaint against Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff calls filing over fired employee a ‘political attack’ BUNNELL – Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly unlawfully terminated a former Sheriff’s Office victim’s advocate as part of an ongoing trend of employment discrimination within the agency, according to a recent notice of complaint filed by the Flagler County chapter of the NAACP.

Rev Barber Banned


NAACP’s Rev. William Barber banned from NC Legislative Building

The Rev. William Barber, the N.C. NAACP president, has been banned from entering the N.C. Legislative Building following his arrest during a protest there on May 30. The ban also applies to 31 other protesters arrested that day during a health care sit-in after they refused to clear the hallways outside legislative leaders’ office.

NAACP Is Non-Partisan

NAACP: We are non-partisan

AVON PARK – The Highlands County chapter of the NAACP has denied allegations made by a local candidate that the organization was actively attempting to undermine her campaign. “We have never, ever, instructed or advocated our members taking any yard signs down. That is not our purpose,” said Davette Thompson, the recently installed president of the local branch.

Racial Profiling

Lima NAACP wants Justice Dept. probe of local law enforcement over racial profiling allegations

The Lima Chapter of the NAACP held a news conference Friday accusing local law enforcement of racial profiling. “We are protesting the systemic oppression of law enforcement that is aimed at the minority population, especially toward African American males. Racial profiling and sentences disparities amongst minorities in the judicial system are at an all time high,” said Rev.