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NAACP Statement On New Attorney General

NAACP | NAACP Statement on Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was confirmed as the nation’s 84 th US Attorney General this evening, despite intense opposition by the NAACP and hundreds of organizations due to his historically weak and questionable support for voting rights, police accountability and the rights of immigrants and women.

Call For Federal Investigation Of Police Dept

NAACP calls for federal investigation of police department

BRIDGEPORT – The NAACP of Greater Bridgeport is seeking a federal investigation into the policies and practices of the Bridgeport Police Department following the demotions of Lt. Lonnie Blackwell and Capt. Robert Sapiro in connection with a phony racist letter that was distributed in the department.

NC NAACP Wins In Court

Judge Sides With North Carolina NAACP, Orders State to Stop Canceling Voter Registrations

The NAACP in North Carolina filed a lawsuit earlier this week demanding county election officials stop canceling voter registrations in at least three counties. The officials being taken to task deemed over 100 registrations as void after mailings they sent to those addresses returned as undeliverable.