Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
ATLANTA (WAOK)- If nothing else gets voters to the polls on July 31st, the transportation special purchase local options sales tax (T-SPLOST) ought to. Officials on both sides of the issue are ramping up their […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP has developed a manual to help the leaders of black churches to talk to their congregations about HIV and AIDS. It’s a recognition of the impact the disease has on […]
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
A day after Mitt Romney gave his speech, Vice President Joe Biden was next on the agenda to talk to the NAACP Convention to address many issues concerning African-Americans, and the upcoming election. As he spoke […]
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
Today during the NAACP annual meeting in Houston, Mitt Romney was booed during his nominee address. The booing started after he addressed government spending and President Obama’s new health care plan. In his speech he […]
Today on the Mo Ivory Show, the discussion topic is hot on Mitt Romney’s address to the NAACP. Why is Mitt Romney speaking instead of President Obama? In this discussion the question was also raised , […]
HOUSTON (AP/WAOK) – Mitt Romney will make a pitch to African-Americans at the NAACP’s annual convention in Houston today. Romney’s major speech is an effort to swing black voters, as well as demonstrate that both […]
Since President Obama announced his support for gay marriages, it has caused a division in the black community, especially in the NAACP. Recently a prominent leader of the Iowa/Nebraska branch of the NAACP has resigned from his […]