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Civil Rights Lawyer: Philando Castile's Skin Color Ended Up Being a Death Sentence - Democracy Now!
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Democracy Now!Civil Rights Lawyer: Philando Castile's Skin Color Ended Up Being a Death SentenceDemocracy Now!In addition to being the former president of the Minneapolis NAACP, I'm also a civil rights attorney. I was a law professor for 14 years. And during that period of time, I had the opportunity to work on issues such as police-community relations. And ...and more »
 
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Civil rights leaders in Oregon promote bills - The Philadelphia Tribune
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The Philadelphia TribuneCivil rights leaders in Oregon promote billsThe Philadelphia TribunePresidents of the four branches in Oregon of the NAACP from left, Frederick Edwards, Corvallis branch; Benny Williams, at podium, Salem-Keiser branch; Jo Anne Hardesty, Portland branch; and Eric Richardson, Eugene-Springfield branch; attend a news ...
 
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Still relevant? New NAACP president faces charged civil rights landscape - C-VILLE Weekly
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C-VILLE WeeklyStill relevant? New NAACP president faces charged civil rights landscapeC-VILLE WeeklyJanette Martin took the helm of the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP in January at the same time President Donald Trump took office, and her organization, like so many others, is struggling to cope in a new era of American politics that's energized by ...
 
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NJ NAACP: Legalizing marijuana is a civil rights issue — NewsWorks - Newsworks.org
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Newsworks.orgNJ NAACP: Legalizing marijuana is a civil rights issue — NewsWorksNewsworks.orgMost of those who testified at a New Jersey Senate committee hearing said they support legislation to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for ...and more »
 
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NAACP Condemns Weakening of DOJ Civil Rights Enforcement Powers - Common Dreams
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NAACP Condemns Weakening of DOJ Civil Rights Enforcement PowersCommon DreamsBALTIMORE - The NAACP released the following statement after the Justice Department issued guidance to the Civil Rights division to settle cases without using consent decrees: no-fault agreements that have helped de-segregate schools, reform police ...
 
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Jon Ossoff's key to victory is in minority turnout - ThinkProgress
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ThinkProgressJon Ossoff's key to victory is in minority turnoutThinkProgressJon Ossoff speaks next to his fiance at a Juneteenth celebration, June 17, 2017. CREDIT: Kira Lerner. MARIETTA, GEORGIA — On a humid Saturday afternoon in the Atlanta suburbs, the Cobb County branch of the NAACP held an early celebration of ...and more »
 
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Sharpton, Barber to lead Monday rally in Greenville - Greenville Daily Reflector
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Sharpton, Barber to lead Monday rally in GreenvilleGreenville Daily ReflectorCivil rights activist and television personality Al Sharpton will join N.C. NAACP President William Barber II in Greenville tonight to advocate for the release of a man convicted of murder more than 20 years ago. Donte Sharpe was wrongfully prosecuted ...
 
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Melissa Harris-Perry's Misguided Assault On Legacy Civil Rights Organizations - HuffPost
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HuffPostMelissa Harris-Perry's Misguided Assault On Legacy Civil Rights OrganizationsHuffPostI like and respect Melissa Harris-Perry, but for her to dismiss the role of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and other legacy civil rights organizations by saying that “they should step to the side” is problematic.
 
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Layton City police officer resigns after posting meme on NAACP ... - KUTV 2News
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KUTV 2NewsLayton City police officer resigns after posting meme on NAACP ...KUTV 2News(KUTV) A Layton City Police officer has resigned after posting an offensive meme on a prominent member of the NAACP's Facebook page.The Layton City ...Layton police officer resigns after posting racist meme on NAACP ...Salt Lake TribuneLayton officer resigns after posting offensive image to NAACP leader&
 
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Cornell William Brooks Moves Forward After Dismissal From NAACP - Essence.com
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Essence.comCornell William Brooks Moves Forward After Dismissal From NAACPEssence.comHowever, the Board of the NAACP decided that it would not renew Brooks' contract, ousting him after three years as the President and CEO of the 108 year old civil rights organization. The NAACP wants to bring in a new face of the organization to ...
 
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