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Topic - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
It is now up to a judge to decide whether to grant a new trial for a black 14-year-old electrocuted 70 years ago for the slaying of two white girls.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is getting ready to listen to oral arguments in two lawsuits challenging the state's voter photo identification law.
"12 Years a Slave" swept the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards with four wins.
The former president of the NAACP is scheduled to speak at the University of South Carolina as part of a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the school's desegregation.
The planned hiring of a long-term executive director for the North Carolina Democratic Party has been delayed as both allies and critics of Chairman Randy Voller expressed concern about his early choice of former national NAACP leader Benjamin Chavis.
The North Carolina Democratic Party chairman said Monday that he will name a new interim executive director later this week, and it appears former national NAACP leader Benjamin Chavis is his choice.
Following a year marked by hundreds of arrests and national publicity but few policy victories, leaders of the movement opposing the Republican agenda in North Carolina vowed Saturday to keep fighting and to speak clearly at the ballot box in 2014.
Democrats controlled the North Carolina General Assembly and lived in the Executive Mansion in 2007 the first time the Rev. William Barber and fellow advocates rallied outside the Legislative Building in the dead of winter demanding change.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in two cases challenging the state's voter photo identification law for next month.
When Jim DeMint left the U.S. Senate last year to run the Heritage Foundation, Gov. Nikki Haley tapped Rep. Tim Scott to replace him as the senator from South Carolina. It was a brilliant choice, one the state's voters are likely to endorse in a November special election.
What conservative leaders have done to social justice in North Carolina and South Carolina has been mighty low, North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said, but he thinks people in both states are ready to go to higher ground.
A civil rights organization pressed North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday not to wait until November to let voters elect a successor to former U.S. Rep. Mel Watt, saying that will deny representation to 12th Congressional District residents for too long.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A national police organization and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are protesting President Barack Obama's nomination of a civil rights attorney for a U.S. Department of Justice position, citing his legal work on the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a year rich with black-oriented films, nominees for the NAACP Image Awards include "12 Years a Slave" and "Lee Daniels' The Butler."
A group of female leaders from more than 35 countries will meet at the first International Women's Earth and Climate Summit in New York this month to draft a "Women's Climate Action Agenda."