Santa Fe New MexicanBob Moses, 1928-2015: Local NAACP leader spent decades fighting for civil rightsSanta Fe New MexicanAs a champion for people and for civil rights, he spent more than two decades in Santa Fe promoting justice and equality. Through his work with the NAACP, Mr. Moses was an advocate who led by example, working tirelessly for the causes he held so dear.
Yahoo NewsEx-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: 'I would say I'm black'Yahoo NewsSEATTLE (Reuters) - A civil rights activist who drew national attention for self-identifying as a black woman despite being the child of white parents, told magazine Vanity Fair she did not lie, but her critics are limited by their views of race: "I ...and more »
The IndependentConfederate flag: Civil rights group NAACP ends boycott of North Carolina ...The IndependentA leading civil rights group in the US has announced it is ending their boycott of South Carolina, following the removal of the Confederate flag. The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) passed a resolution yesterday at ...US rights group NAACP ends South Caroli
NewsdayA brush with racism ignites a passion for civil rightsNewsdayPvt. 1st Class Robert Ricken, right, with his friend Henderson in November 1953 when they were stationed at Camp Gordon in Georgia during the Korean War. (Credit: Robert Ricken). During the Korean War, I took basic training at Camp Gordon (now known ...
NPRTennessee Community Pushes To Reopen 'Civil Rights Hero' Cold CaseNPRA rural West Tennessee community is pushing the Justice Department to reopen a 75-year-old civil rights murder case. Elbert Williams is believed to be the first NAACP official killed for seeking to register black voters. Yet the mysterious story of his ...and more »
Breitbart NewsSharpton: Climate Change 'Civil Rights Issue,' Blacks 'Suffer Disproportionately'Breitbart NewsMonday, at the White House Champions of Change Faith Leaders for Climate event, the host of MSNBC's “PoliticsNation,” Reverend Al Sharpton, said climate change is a “civil rights issue” because it “disproportionately” affects African-Americans ...and more&nbs
Business Wire (press release)Martinique Welcomes American Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse JacksonBusiness Wire (press release)Photo caption: Hon. Serge Letchimy, MP, President of the Martinique Regional Council (right), stands with Reverend Jesse Jackson during a special session of the Martinique Regional Council held July 20, 2015. Didier Laguerre, Mayor of Fort-de-France, ...and more &r
International Business TimesNAACP Youth Seek 'Black Lives Matter' Activism For Nation's Oldest Civil...International Business TimesThe NAACP is holding its annual national convention in Philadelphia, where President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to address the 106-year-old civil rights organization. Pictured: the logo ...Ra
PhillyVoice.comNAACP president says group can tackle civil rights challengesPhillyVoice.comNAACP President Cornell William Brooks declared the 8,000 delegates attending the NAACP's annual convention as "giants" capable of addressing the vast civil rights challenges facing the United States. "Martin Luther King once described America in terms ...Civil Rights 2.0: NAACP Presi
WKMSFirst African American Female Candidate Brings Diversity to West Kentucky ...WKMSThe minority population, specifically the Black and Hispanic groups, account for a little more than 10 percent. Mayfield Mayor Teresa Cantrell believes that census numbers sound low. A consensus among Fancy Farm regulars is that minority representation ...and more »