A suspended NAACP official today began circulating a petition to strip the organization of its nonprofit status. “I am doing it because the NAACP is proclaiming to be helping the people in the community and […]
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.