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NAACP dismisses its president in ‘systemwide refresh’

By Saba Hamedy, CNN The NAACP is shaking up its leadership, voting to dismiss its president, Cornell William Brooks, in what it called a "system-wide...

EIGHT SAYS NO TO COPA!!!

By Crusader Staff Reporter The NAACP, Rainbow/PUSH (People United to Serve Humanity), eight Aldermen and a group of Chicago citizens said NO to COPA (Civilian...

NAACP Remembers Charleston Victims One Year Later

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) issued the following statement in remembrance of the Charleston 9 on the June 17...

Minneapolis officers will not be charged in Jamar Clark shooting

By Marino Eccher and Elizabeth Mohr, pioneerpress.com Two Minneapolis police officers will face no charges in the shooting death of Jamar Clark — a decision that...

Democrats scramble for Minority voters

By Anne Gearan, John Wagner and Abby Phillip, washingtonpost.com The race for the Democratic presidential nomination turned sharply Wednesday into a battle for Hispanic and...

NAACP calls to remove polling places from police stations

By Rebecca Rivas, The St. Louis American Eighteen polling places in St. Louis County are co-located within a police station – effectively discouraging any resident...

NAACP moves to retain all police records

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a unified effort, the Chicago and West Side NAACP Chapters are demanding that all police-involved shootings and other official...

Human rights movement launched at CSU

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Hundreds attended the first of a two-day United Nations (U.N.) hearing held at Chicago State University (CSU), where Blacks from...