Results related to “NAACP”
by Brentin Mock on February 18 2014, 6:25PM
Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform
by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 1:17PM
Congress is currently considering legislation that would expand protections for states seeking to decriminalize marijuana.
by Brentin Mock on September 9 2013, 11:28AM
NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund also loses civil rights pillar in attorney Debo Adebile, who is now counsel for the U.S. Senate judiciary committee.
by Brentin Mock on August 21 2013, 2:27PM
Sorting out the events honoring the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
by Brentin Mock on August 13 2013, 10:16AM
Yesterday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed what’s been called the most restrictive voter ID bill in the nation into law.
by Brentin Mock on August 6 2013, 12:25PM
Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after months of civil rights organizing, sit-ins, bloodshed and deaths compelled the federal government to intervene in the struggle against…
by Jamilah King on July 17 2013, 10:26AM
Zimmerman’s not out of the woods yet.
by Brentin Mock on July 9 2013, 8:59AM
Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund talks about the future of the Voting Rights Act.
by Brentin Mock on July 2 2013, 10:17AM
Environmentalists, marriage equality advocates and immigration law reformists pledge to work together for voting rights.
by Brentin Mock on June 4 2013, 11:02AM
Over 300 arrested in five weeks of civil rights protests in North Carolina.
by Brentin Mock on January 3 2013, 2:15PM
NAACP scores voting rights victory, but Iowa stands its ground on refusing automatic voting rights restoration for ex-felons.
by Jorge Rivas on December 4 2012, 5:12PM
The Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship goes to individuals who have “challenged the status quo through distinctive, courageous, imaginative, and socially responsible work of significance.”
by Dom Apollon on November 20 2012, 10:44AM
An NAACP poll points to interesting trends: widespread support for marriage equality and the DREAM Act; shaky support for Democrats beyond Barack Obama.
by Jorge Rivas on July 13 2012, 3:59PM
Winning comments from you.
by Jorge Rivas on July 12 2012, 10:58AM
On Wednesday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reported that Mitt Romney responded to being booed at the NAACP by taking a punch at the mostly black audience and saying if they want more free stuff from the government to vote for President Obama.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 4:23PM
The people you heard cheering for Mitt Romney at the NAACP meeting Wednesday were not all NAACP members.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 2:31PM
The face reactions of the audience at the NAACP meeting as Mitt Romney delivered his speech.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 11:29AM
Watch Mitt Romney Get Booed at NAACP Over Obamacare Comments.