RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

NAACP

NAACP
A collection of news and information related to NAACP published by this site and its partners.

Top NAACP Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • State Football: Sacred Heart Claims Postseason Spot

    RJ Noel threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Tyle Dube with 2:30 left, giving Sacred Heart a 14-7 victory against Bryant on Saturday in Fairfield and a second straight Northeast Conference title and FCS playoff berth. The Pioneers (9-2, 5-1) went 91 yards...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...
  • Incumbent Leslie Campione tries to hold off Thomas Poole Jr. in commission race

    County Commissioner Leslie Campione, who fought unsuccessfully last month to prevent a property tax-rate increase, is seeking another term so she can work to reduce the burden on taxpayers. The Republican's opponent in the race from District 4,...
  • In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote

    In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote
    The best chance for Senate Democrats to play offense this midterm election has always centered on Georgia and newcomer Michelle Nunn's ability to turn out African American voters in a state whose demographics are rapidly shifting. Nunn's well known...
  • Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum

    Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum
    WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
  • No: Amnesty decree would hurt blacks: Front Burner

    In 2007, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, urged black civil-rights leaders to oppose the Senate's "comprehensive" immigration-reform bill. Appealing to the royalty of the establishment civil-rights community — including Dennis Courtland Hayes,...
  • Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond

    Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond
    Calling his confinement without bail "cruel and unusual," a Baltimore judge ordered that an up-and-coming rapper be allowed to post bond in a drug case tied to his music videos. Kevron Evans, better known as Young Moose, has been held on drug charges...
  • The ominous symbolism of the noose

    The ominous symbolism of the noose
    Two nooses were found hanging at high schools in Los Angeles County on Oct. 15 and 16. At Bellflower High, the hangman's knot was accompanied by graffiti declaring that God hates black people. At nearby Mayfair High, the noose wasn't captioned, and a...
  • Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools

    Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools
    While complaints from community members about racial inequities in the Bethlehem Area School District brought the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to the city for its monthly meeting, district educators and other community representatives stood...
  • 5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway

    5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway
    Five Baltimore Democrats who lost to state Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. in this year's primary election are asking voters to support a write-in candidate after Conaway posted a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta,"...
  • Baltimore to host 2017 NAACP Convention

    Baltimore to host 2017 NAACP Convention
    The NAACP will hold its 2017 national convention in Baltimore, the nation's oldest civil rights organization announced Wednesday. The decision could mean an economic boost of as much as $10 million to the city two summers from now. Officials with the...