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  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • 'Outraged' Local NAACP Demands Meriden Councilman's Resignation After Comparing City To Detroit

    'Outraged' Local NAACP Demands Meriden Councilman's Resignation After Comparing City To Detroit
    MERIDEN - A city councilor finds himself in hot water with the Meriden/Wallingford branch of the NAACP after he unfavorably compared the city to Detroit during a recent meeting. Meriden/Wallingford NAACP President Jason Teal sent out a press release...
  • Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance

    Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance
    Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN AAUW will hold a used book sale at 997 Postal Road, Hanover Township. Preview sale, 7-10 a.m. Oct. 11. Book sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Half-price day: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14. Bag day: 9...
  • Comcast: Discovery, Other Critics Tried 'Extortion' Tactics to Stay Quiet on Merger

    Comcast is coming out swinging at critics of its proposed $45 million acquisition of Time Warner Cable, accusing corporate opponents of "extortion" tactics by demanding favorable business terms as a condition of staying neutral or supporting the...
  • Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game

    Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game
    PLAINFIELD — For someone who makes his living offering sports opinion, this is a difficult enough column. For a parent of a high school athlete who plays in a town with people accused of using the ugliest of racial slurs against high school athletes...
  • A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat

    A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat
    A dozen people — including a former City Council solicitor, former concert promoter and the president of the city's NAACP — have applied to fill the Bethlehem City Council seat vacated by Karen Dolan when she resigned in the wake of a scathing...
  • Two challenge Wittman in 1st District

    U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Stafford, faces two challengers Tuesday for his seat in Virginia's 1st Congressional District. Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker are attempting to unseat Wittman, who is serving his third term...
  • Hampton NAACP to host Community Education Forum with schools superintendent Nov. 3

    Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette will discuss education issues at a Community Education Forum hosted by the Hampton NAACP on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 94 Lincoln St. The event is free and open to the public....
  • 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...
  • 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...