National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Type: Organization
Name: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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Democratic candidates woo NAACP crowd in Baltimore

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown attacked his chief rival in the Democratic primary contest for governor Thursday night, telling a crowd in Baltimore that “the attorney general supports the death penalty.”Brown brought up the death penalty while answering a separate ... [Published Baltimore Sun - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

NAACP hosts forum for sheriff, judge candidates

Staff photo by LINDSAY RENNERCircuit judge candidate Thomas Simpson, left, and current Judges Hayward James “Jay” West and Jerome R. Spencer take part in the NAACP’s candidate forum Tuesday along with sheriff candidate Troy Berry.advertisementCandidates, ... [Published SoMdNews.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

New Haven fire chief offers agenda as NAACP calls for changes

NEW HAVEN >> James Rawlings, president of the local branch of the NAACP, told the group Thursday night that the newest class of firefighters “lacks diversity.”“Our firefighter department should look like our community. We feel strongly about that,” ... [Published New Haven Register - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Charles Lee White to speak at Freedom Fund banquet

The Winston County NAACP 34th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Association Building at 137 Armstrong Street.The speaker will be Rev. Charles L. White, Jr. National NAACP Director Field and Membership.To gain ... [Published Winston County Journal - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Emails to the supervisor

In his letter to the editor published in last week’s Wave, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas wrote that the Compton NAACP never requested a meeting with him about county contract violations. He said two guys who identified themselves as county employees contacted ... [Published Wave Newspapers - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

African-American teens show off skills in ACT-SO Saturday

POMONA >> The Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics culminates its year-long incentive and mentoring program for African-American teenagers on Saturday.The San Gabriel Valley branch of the National Association for the Advancement ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

State pres urges NAACP members to be game changers

by Sarah Fay CampbellRev. Dr. Francys JohnsonGeorgia State NAACP President the Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson gave a rousing address at Tuesday’s meeting of the Coweta branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.The local branch ... [Published The Times-Herald - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Young Compton mayor to keynote Pittsburgh NAACP dinner

MAYOR AJA BROWNA message that will bring awareness to the importance of creating wealth in the Black community, while inspiring today’s Black youth to become engaged in the organization and its movement, is what the Pittsburgh Unit of the NAACP hopes ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

The Rev. Carl Fitchett to lead Philly NAACP

AFTER A FEUD that resulted in the ouster of the Philadelphia NAACP's longtime leader and three other officers, the local chapter has named the Rev. Carl Fitchett as its new president.Fitchett, the group's first vice president and a former pastor of Mount ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

BoE goes for ‘more aggressive’ appeal of district voting edict

Walbert is with Parks, Chesin and Walbert. The firm specializes in employment and civil rights cases and commercial and business law.A mid-February decision by U.S. District Judge Timothy Batten made district voting the new law in Fayette, setting aside ... [Published Fayette Citizen - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

NAACP: Cabarrus Co inmates in jail too long without trial

CABARRUS COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -The Cabarrus County NAACP President says inmates in Cabarrus County are waiting too long in jail for a trial. He said this isn't a race issue and has proof some inmates have been waiting years. The Cabarrus County District ... [Published WBTV News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Bay Area Cemeteries Partner With the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the NAACP to Erect Monument in Mandela’s Honor

Memorial design competition sponsored by Skylawn Funeral Home andMemorial Park and Chapel of the Chimes to be juried by visionaries andexperts including Congresswoman Barbara Lee and President of theCalifornia State NAACP, Alice HuffmanTo reflect the ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]

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"Mr. Atkins is a cofounder of Campus Conversations On Race, and he leads the national initiative on colleges for this program," said Ms. Cavaioli. "Initially, he was invited to speak at Anna Maria College, so we decided to collaborate and bring him here, as well."
After the event, Hagan played it safe with reporters. Moral Monday participants are "showing their anger and frustration with the actions taken by the current general assembly which hurts North Carolina" she said

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