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Miami Gardens Police Chief Resigns After NAACP Outcry Over Racial Profiling, Bullying

By Allie Conti Just two days after the NAACP said that the Miami Gardens Police Department may be committing “the most pervasive, most invasive, and most unjustified pattern of police harassment in the nation,” the city’s police chief has resigned. … 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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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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After Zimmerman Verdict, NRA Says ‘Stand Your Ground’ Is A Human Right

By Nicole Flatow The National Rifle Association has been silent since a jury acquitted George Zimmerman Saturday in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. But it didn’t take long for the gun lobbying group to weigh in once Attorney General … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman’s Father Says The ‘True Racists’ Are African-American

By Judd Legum As the murder trial for George Zimmerman begins, his father has released an emotional and highly unusual e-book, publicly opining on all aspects of the case. The book by Robert Zimmerman Sr., called “Florida v. Zimmerman: Uncovering … Continue reading

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NAACP disappointed with CNN

We are overdue to see “Technicolor” on a television news show-not just the weekend or overnight anchor desk. Not just African-Americans but I would like to see more Latinos and Asians too. The United States is not composed of white men … Continue reading

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NAACP Claims Black Males Targeted By Metro Schools

This comes from Nashville, TN but it can be anywhere. Communities and parents must be involved in their local school system policy creation. Black males are targeted early as hyperactive and having behavior problems; this  unfair and imbalanced labelling results in lower academic achievement. … Continue reading

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