The West Jefferson, La. NAACP says the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office hasn’t done enough after its arrest of the man who shot former NFL star Joe McKnight. Nearly a week after McKnight was fatally shot, the NAACP spoke about its concerns over the manslaughter charges against Ronald Gasser, the man who shot him.
The Raleigh-Apex branch of the NAACP is looking into the Nov. 6 case in which one man shot and killed another in defense of his female neighbor, who was stabbed multiple times. “Our legal redress team met today and decided that we will investigate this incident,” Rev.
At a press conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, the NAACP and members of the clergy announced that the Department of Justice is launching an investigation into the police shooting death of an African-American male named Keith Lamont Scott.
St. Louis attorney Anthony Gray was thrown into the national spotlight when he and his legal team represented the Brown family in the civil wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of slain teenager Michae
Just days after two black men were killed by police in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis and a black man killed five white police officers in Dallas, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks said people need to be “morally surgical” when dealing with questions of fault between police officers and members of the black community.
SALT LAKE CITY – Jeanetta Williams, president of the NAACP Salt Lake Branch and Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, said “the NAACP sends our heartfelt sympathy to Orlando, families and victims of the deadliest mass shooting in United States History.”
NEW YORK (AP) – The cast walked off the stage and left conductor James Levine to watch and listen Saturday as the orchestra cheered and the … GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) – Researchers are working on a plan to study wolverines in four Rocky Mountain states to see if the animals that loo…
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.