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NAACP Statement on Rachel Dolezal

For 106 years, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has held a long and proud tradition of receiving support from people of all faiths, races, colors and creeds. NAACP Spokane Washington Branch President Rachel Dolezal is enduring … Continue reading

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Questions raised about race of Spokane NAACP head

By Spokane Spokesman-Review Controversy is swirling around one of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent civil rights activists, with family members of Rachel Dolezal saying the local leader of the NAACP has been falsely portraying herself as black for years. Dolezal, … Continue reading

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Thousands mark March on Washington

By Alan Gomez & Eliza Collins Tens of thousands gathered Saturday on the nation’s “front yard,” the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial, yearning for a bit of that transcendent sense of racial unity heralded on this spot by the … Continue reading

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Brave New Foundation – 50 Years After MLK’s Speech, THIS Is the New Dream

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How Black Churches Helped Fuel ‘The Butler’s’ Big Weekend

By C. Molly Smith The Weinstein Co. appealed heavily to the black faith-based community in promoting Lee Daniels’ The Butler, a strategy that appears to be paying off. Over the weekend, Daniels’ historical drama debuted to a stellar $25 million, … Continue reading

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In America, You’re Still Your Skin Color

By Christopher A. Darden and Michele Noble When Juror B37 detailed to CNN’s Anderson Cooper how she and her fellow jurors came to their verdict, we, as a nation, had a myriad of reactions—some judicial, some moral, and some just plain … Continue reading

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We Are Trayvon

By Benjamin Todd Jealous One and a half million people. As of this morning, more than one million, five hundred thousand people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal and civil rights charges against … Continue reading

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NAACP takes legal action against Wake schools

This is an interesting suit in North Carolina, especially since education is in the national spotlight at this time. NAACP takes legal action against Wake schools | abc11.com.

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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Wins Injunction in Post-Katrina Housing Discrimination Case

Excellent news, however this is just one battle in a long war. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/naacp-legal-defense-and-educational-fund-wins-injunction-in-post-katrina-housing-discrimination-case-103573424.html

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Winning the Right to Vote for Convicted Felons

This is an interesting legal argument. I have never understood why a persons who have served their debt to society are barred from voting. In addition, why the census counts prisoners where they are jailed and not where they lived before they … Continue reading

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