President Jealous Reacts to the State of the Union Address

On March 23, 2010, in Featured, News, by admin

Last night, President Barack Obama gave his first “State of the Union” speech to address the some of the key issues facing our nation in 2010. NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous sat down with prominent African American journalist Herb Boyd shortly after the State of the Union address to share his reaction to […]

Fight Mortgage Discrimination in South Carolina

On March 23, 2010, in Blog, Featured, by admin

The South Carolina NAACP joined a nationwide call to action to bring attention to systemic practices that resulted in African Americans and other minorities being stuck with higher mortgage rates due to the color of their skin. The NAACP recently added Well Fargo Bank to the list of financial institutions we are suing to curb […]

Investigates Highway Patrol

On March 23, 2010, in Featured, News, by admin

The South Carolina State Conference continues a months long investigation into reports of abuse by officers of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. At the urging of the NAACP, members of the Legislative Black Caucus were successful in elevating the debate about the conduct of certain officers in the department. Those concerns ultimately encompassed the directory […]

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