NAACP Mourns the Passing of Vernon Baker

On July 28, 2010, in News, by admin

The NAACP mourns the passing of Vernon Baker, former United States military officer and recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Mr. Baker passed on July 13 at the age of 90 at his home in St. Maries, Idaho. A military hero, Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 5-6, […]

CNN Video: NAACP Forces Tea Party To Address Racist Elements

On July 27, 2010, in News, Press Room, by admin

Today the national Tea Party Federation expelled the Tea Party Express organization over a racist blog post published by leader Mark Williams, mocking NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and the recent NAACP resolution condemning the Tea Party for failing to police racism in its ranks. On Sunday, July 18, Jealous appeared on CBS’s […]

NAACP Joins Legal Challenge To Arizona Racial Profiling Law

On June 22, 2010, in Featured, News, by admin

Nation’s largest civil rights organization will not host any events in the state; Calls for direct action against the law and will urge MLB to move 2011 All Star Game The NAACP in coalition with other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit today challenging Arizona’s new law requiring police to demand “papers” from […]

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