| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:54 PM
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,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:35 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2014
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:47 AM
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....
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:47 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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...