Attorneys for the NAACP filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the residents and businesses affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The suit filed on Thursday in U.S. District Court says the individuals tasked to evaluate the water quality failed to test and treat the water, leading to contamination. Ten people are named […]
BALTIMORE — The NAACP has filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of people and businesses affected by the failure to provide safe drinking water to…
Speaker Paul Ryan met with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the RNC headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, signifying what many believe is an attempt to unify the party behind the polarizing presidential candidate. According to Ryan, the meeting was a “positive step,” but there is still a wide gap between the two on issues ranging from immigration […]
The restaurant is in trouble after customers spotted a photograph of a lynching on their table.
Over the weekend, presidential hopeful and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump garnered an endorsement from another unlikely source — the brother of murdered civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Seattle’s NAACP leader disputes the police account of the fatal shooting of Che Andre Taylor. The civil rights group is calling for an outside investigation.
Former NAACP head Ben Jealous will offer his endorsement of Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Friday. The endorsement will be announced at an event in New Hampshire, where Sanders and his top rival, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are campaigning ahead of next week’s primaries.
Saying he “did something stupid and wrong,” the White president of the Maricopa County chapter of the NAACP on Wednesday apologized for making a sexist comment following a meeting on racial sensitivity, reports the Huffington Post.
Frances Hooks, the civil rights leader and widow of Benjamin Hooks, died Thursday.