The Illinois NAACP president has sent a “cease and desist” letter to a local chapter head who says he was threatened by the Obama for America presidential campaign. “That letter is trying to push me […]
70th Annual NAACP Georgia State Convention & Civil Rights Conference Theme: “Your Power, Your Decision – Vote!” Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria Hotel ~ Marietta, Georgia 30339 October 11th – October 14th, 2012 The NAACP […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-National and local NAACP officials will join civil rights activists and local elected officials in Atlanta on Monday to rally for the freedom of John McNeil. McNeil, a successful African American businessman in Cobb […]
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 […]