National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Type: Organization
Name: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

NAACP Applauds President Obama on Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order

BALTIMORE, M.D. -- President Barack Obama signed an executive order to improve working conditions for employees of federal contractors, some of whom have gone on strike over what they contend are unfair labor practices by companies doing business with ... [Published NAACP - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

NAACP Takes Strong Policy Stands on Important Civil Rights Issues during 2014 National Convention

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over 2000 voting delegates from all over the United States voted last week to pass policy positions on income inequality, police brutality, racial profiling, voting rights and other crucial issues during its 105th national convention ... [Published NAACP - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

NAACP youth attend national convention

Hykeem Evans and Alex Paredes, members of the Lower Sussex NAACP Youth Council, were among the 1,500 young people who attended the 2014 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People convention held July 19-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. Evans and ... [Published Cape Gazette - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

NAACP and AURN Rally Celebs for “NAACP Reads” Grade-Level Reading Campaign

(BALTIMORE, M.D.) -- The NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, and American Urban Radio Networks, the nation’s largest African American owned radio network company, have joined forces in a reading literacy campaign.  AURN and the NAACP ... [Published NAACP - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

NAACP Statement on July Unemployment Numbers

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly report on the overall employment situation.  This regular report is a product of two surveys, the Establishment and Household surveys gather information on unemployment levels ... [Published NAACP - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Why Is The NAACP Siding With Verizon Over Net Neutrality?

The NAACP and several other major civil rights groups have emerged as flashpoints in the debate over net neutrality, the idea that all Internet traffic should be treated equally.More than 40 civil rights groups are supporting broadband providers that ... [Published Benton Foundation - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

State Supreme Court Upholds Act 10 and Photo ID

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld two divisive state laws on Thursday.One is Act 10, Gov. Walker’s landmark legislation passed in 2011. It weakened collective bargaining rights for most public workers and sparked the largest protests the state has seen. ... [Published WUWM - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

NAACP conducts membership drive

The NAACP Washington Unit will conduct a membership campaign beginning today and continuing through September.The NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. For more than 100 years, it has been a leading advocate for social justice ... [Published Observer-Reporter - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

NAACP plans brunch

DANVILLE —Danville Branch 3009 of the NAACP will have a brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Social Banquet Hall, 8 N. Vermilion St. Theme is “Equality for All Today — Moving Forward.”Guest speaker will be Patricia Avery, president of NAACP Champaign ... [Published Commercial-News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 5 reports

New: Wisconsin Supreme Court supports Voter I.D. Law

at 1:52 PM CDTMadison, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- On the last day of its term the Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to uphold the Voter I.D. Law.In May 2011 the Wisconsin Legislature passed Act 32 which requires residents to present a photo I.D. in order to ... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

New NAACP president speaks out about Eric Garner case>

NEW YORK (WABC) --The relationship between blacks and the police is a long standing source of on-again, off-again tension and controversy.The new president of the NAACP, the nation's oldest civil rights organization, is talking about the latest controversies ... [Published WABC New York City - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

NAACP backpedals on 2016 Baltimore convention announcement

Visit Baltimore CEO Tom Noonan wasn’t just being coy when he said the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People bringing its annual convention to Baltimore isn't a done deal.Although Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore branch ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 31 2014]

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"There's a larger issue here, and that's racial profiling," said Kimpson, an attorney in Mount Pleasant. "I'm seeking to bring clarity to the procedures and policies used by police officers here and all across the state."
"Me and my brother had one and we paid $300 for it" he said
"You'd be amazed how many people came up and said can I have a card for my son, can I have one for my nephew. I have a friend," Erickson said. "It is a great way to recruit, but it's great public relations for the department to get out and meet people."
Madison teachers union executive director John Matthews: "Gov Walker said he would divide and conquer public employees and he did with Act 10. Now his conservative supporters on the Supreme Court said what he did in acting to divide and conquer is constitutional."

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We Need to Fight for Equality [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Jul 31 2014]
Last week, I had the great honor to receive the Benjamin L. Hooks "Keeper of the Flame" Award from the Labor Committee of the NAACP's Board of Directors. Both the new president, Cornell Brooks, and Lorraine Miller, who served as interim president ... ...
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In paperwork filed in federal court in Columbus, the Justice Department argues the state has misinterpreted the Voting Rights Act and urges the court to rule in favor of the NAACP and other plaintiffs. ...
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Washington (CNN) - - The Obama administration is expanding its push to stop what it calls "restrictive state laws" over the ability of voters to cast ballots. The Justice Department said it was filing legal briefs in support of separate, private lawsuits ...
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Image Credit:  Shutterstock EPA head Gina McCarthy  claims  the Obama administration is not engaged in a “war on coal.” Nevertheless, the mounting evidence is fairly conclusive: Not only is there a war on coal, but the Obama administration is winning ...
We Need to Fight for Equality [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 29 2014]
Last week, I had the great honor to receive the Benjamin L. Hooks “Keeper of the Flame” Award from the Labor Committee of the NAACP’s Board of Directors.  Both the new president, Cornell Brooks, and Lorraine Miller, who served as interim president before ...
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