Tag Archives: Justice Dept

Mass Incarceration Documentary

Reading NAACP hosts documentary on mass incarceration | Reading Eagle – NEWS

The Reading branch of the NAACP is inviting the public to examine the issue of mass incarceration. Continuing a panel discussion held in October, the NAACP is hosting a free viewing of the documentary film “13th.” “This film explains what we mean when we say the words ‘mass incarceration’,” said Stacey Taylor, president of the local NAACP.

Portsmouth Branch Call For Further Investigation

Portsmouth NAACP calls for further investigation into inmate’s death

Published: WATCH: The NAACP and family of Pamela Riddick hold a news conference in Portsmouth. App users can watch it here . PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Portsmouth NAACP says it wants a special grand jury to investigate the death of a woman inside the city jail this summer.

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.