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White high school girls face charges of racism for 'blackface' photos. Dad says it's all a mistake. - TheBlaze.com
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TheBlaze.comWhite high school girls face charges of racism for 'blackface' photos. Dad says it's all a mistake.TheBlaze.comLocal civil rights organizations in Birmingham, Ala., accused four white high school girls of committing a “hate crime” for allegedly posting photos of themselves in “blackface” and want to see the students sent to therapy. But according to one parent ...
 
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NAACP warns businesses not to close or refuse service during black bike week - Myrtle Beach Sun News
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Myrtle Beach Sun NewsNAACP warns businesses not to close or refuse service during black bike weekMyrtle Beach Sun NewsNAACP officials are in town this weekend to monitor the treatment of black tourists by businesses and police during the Atlantic Beach bikefest — a task they've undertaken for a decade since a discrimination lawsuit against Myrtle Beach was settled ...NAACP Release: Operation
 
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William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role - The Root
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The RootWilliam Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership RoleThe RootThe state's Forward Together Moral Movement, better known as “Moral Monday,” has become a large, diverse and vibrant “fusion movement” grounded in an ecumenical moral critique of both racism and poverty and founded upon our most deeply held ...Rev. William Barber cutting short
 
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Brooks' firing shows that the NAACP doesn't have a clue - New Pittsburgh Courier
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New Pittsburgh CourierBrooks' firing shows that the NAACP doesn't have a clueNew Pittsburgh CourierOnce again the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has proven why it is the Hillary Clinton of the Civil Rights Movement. The NAACP used to be a storied organization, that was a major player in the historic fight for full ...and more »
 
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NAACP President to Leave Office as Group Undertakes Changes - Afro American
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Afro AmericanNAACP President to Leave Office as Group Undertakes ChangesAfro AmericanNAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday. Brooks has been the NAACP's leader since 2014 but will not be ...and more »
 
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Jesse Jackson back at Amazon stockholders' meeting, crusading for workforce diversity - The Seattle Times
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The Seattle TimesJesse Jackson back at Amazon stockholders' meeting, crusading for workforce diversityThe Seattle TimesThe Rev. Jesse Jackson was in Seattle this week pressing Amazon.com to make its workforce and leadership look more like the population of the country. It's 2017, and much has changed since Jackson marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s.
 
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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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Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to JFK students in Plainfield on Civil Rights in America - The Bugle
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The BugleRev. Jesse Jackson speaks to JFK students in Plainfield on Civil Rights in AmericaThe BugleThe students also got a chance to engage in a question and answer session with Jackson, asking about his experiences throughout the Civil Rights movement. Jackson said the two issues he sees as most important today are the right to vote and healthcare.
 
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NAACP civil rights group chief says he's being fired - Business Insider
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Business InsiderNAACP civil rights group chief says he's being firedBusiness InsiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The president of the NAACP said on Friday he was being dismissed after three years of leading the biggest U.S. civil rights organization as the group said it is seeking a more confrontational strategy against President Donald Trump.
 
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NAACP civil rights group dismisses chief in mission recast - Reuters
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ReutersNAACP civil rights group dismisses chief in mission recastReutersWASHINGTON The NAACP is dismissing its president as the biggest U.S. civil rights organization tries to recast itself to strengthen its advocacy role and better support local activism, officials said on Friday. Cornell Brooks, who also had been chief ...NAACP president Brooks ousted in board voteChicago TribuneNAACP, Energized
 
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