The NAACP will stand strong for immigrants’ rights, a leader of the state organization said Monday. The Rev. Curtis Gatewood, the director of field and branch operations for the state National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, spoke at a press conference hosted by the group’s Fayetteville branch.
Beyonce leads the field in the NAACP Image Award nominations, but there’s a friendly rival close behind: sister Solange.
NEW BEDFORD – Up and down the sidewalks they marched, one night in May of 1968. African-Americans and a handful of others walked peacefully through downtown New Bedford, past City Hall, holding signs: “RACISM MUST GO,” “BLACK PRIDE,” “The Truth Shall Make Us FREE,” “BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL.”Some crowded into the NAACP office for a meeting.
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.
The Alabama NAACP State Conference issued a statement today criticizing President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. The statement mentioned Sessions’ failure to win Senate confirmation as a federal judge in 1986 after he was accused of making racially charged comments.
An attorney representing the Pasadena Chapter of the NAACP served Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell and Police Chief Phillip Sanchez with a lawsuit Monday, alleging the city improperly developed its policy on body cameras. The petition served during the public comment portion of the Public Safety Committee accuses the city of using a “bait-and-switch” application to get funding from the Department of Justice.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – Nearly 30 years ago, Alabama’s Senator Jeff Sessions was in the spotlight for another federal job. During a senate confirmation hearing for a federal judge position, h
CHARLOTTE – The president of the state chapter of the NAACP and the founder of the “Moral Monday” movement will give a sermon on race at Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer report the service led by the Rev. William Barber will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday.