Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NAACP

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the NAACP (TriceEdneyWire.com)  The NAACP board of directors has elected Leon W. Russell as the Chairman Board of Directors at its annual board meeting on February 18 in New York. Russell replaces ...

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) Rev. William Barber, the president of the North Carolina state chapter of the NAACP and leader of the Moral Mondays movement, delivered a rousing keynote address to open the 2017 Mid-Winter Conference of ...

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The NAACP called a full court press opposing Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination to replace Loretta Lynch as the next Attorney General of the United States. “Senator Sessions stands against everything that you and ...

BALTIMORE, MD NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding the results of the 2016 presidential election: “This beautiful fall morning represents the end of a long night filled with many midnight moments of uncertainty, voter intimidation ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Black lives have changed since the NAACP held its first Freedom Luncheon 58 years ago in Norfolk; and it may explain why ticket sales are brisk for the 59th annual Freedom ...

By Cornell William Brooks President and CEO National NAACP Activists created the NAACP more than a century ago to fight racialized violence. Then, we called it “lynching.” Today, we call it “police brutality,” but the effect is still the same ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The Norfolk Branch and the  State Conference of the NAACP are launching an investigation into  incidents where Norfolk police officers  have shot and killed two citizens in the past two weeks. According ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide NEW YORK Shortly after the National Black Republican Association endorsed Donald Trump for president, David Axelrod wrote a New York Times op/ed piece urging voters to take Trump more seriously. According ...

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