Author Archives: Fred Royal

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NAACP Milwaukee Remembers Representative John Lewis

  • By Fred Royal 
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7/24/20 It is with a heavy heart that we, the NAACP extend our condolences to the family of the late great Representative of human rights, John Lewis. John Robert Lewis was an American politician and civil- rights leader who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until […]

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NAACP Milwaukee issue statement regarding the passing of Jonathan Safran

  • By Fred Royal 
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Statement of the NAACP Milwaukee Branch May 21, 2020 “A man with outward courage dares to die, a man with inner courage dares to live” Lao Tzu   It is with a saddened heart that we learned of the passing of Attorney Jonathan Safran. The NAACP Milwaukee Branch knew him as a friend and a […]

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Milwaukee residents: Get tested for COVID-19

  • By Fred Royal 
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Ascension Wisconsin has launched a mobile COVID-19 testing site at Ascension St. Joseph. For anyone interested in being tested must first be pre-screened by an Ascension Medical Group provider, by phone (1-833-981-0711), or virtually using Ascension Online Care (ascension.org/OnlineCare). 

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NAACP-Milwaukee Endorses Marsy’s Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 23, 2019 mt@platform-communications.com NAACP Milwaukee Chapter Endorses Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin New endorsement from civil rights organization adds to growing coalition in support of crime victims’ rights Constitutional Amendment that will be on the ballot on April 7. MADISON – Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin today announced a new endorsement from Milwaukee […]

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NAACP Milwaukee Awarded LULAC Wisconsin’s “Partner of Change” Award

June 2, 2019 Mr. Fred Royal President NAACP-Milwaukee Branch 2745 N. Doctor M.L.K. Driver Suite # 202 Milwaukee, WI 53212 Dear Mr. Royal: As State Director of LULAC Wisconsin, it is my great honor to inform you that the NAACP-Milwaukee Branch has been awarded the LULAC Wisconsin “Partner in Change” Award. This award will be […]

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NAACP Milwaukee mourns the lost of community activist, philanthropist Todd Miller

  • By Fred Royal 
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(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – May 30, 2019) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) mourns the loss of Todd Miller, an activist and philanthropist well known for his dedication to strengthening and educating the Jewish community. His civic work and volunteerism also extended throughout the broader Milwaukee community. “I was devastated to learn […]

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NAACP Milwaukee’s Collective Core Issues 2020

FRED ROYAL, President The Milwaukee Black Membership Organizations GOTV Collaborative Collective Core Issues 1.     Education Work to stop the school-to-prison pipeline. There are disciplinary processes but the actions are not equivalent to the city ordinances or state statutes. The current civil rights investigations are regarding MPS for the higher rates of suspensions towards African-American children. […]

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A statement from the Community Coalition for Quality Policing on recent events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 24, 2017        Contact:  Fred Royal            (414) 562-1000 The alleged discriminatory practices at the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) brought forth this week by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin as well as the very public response by leadership at the Milwaukee Police Department only further underscores the need to immediately […]

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Lobby Day: A Day at the Capital for the Wisconsin Black History Program

  • By Fred Royal 
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A Day at the Capital for the Wisconsin Black History Program

NAACP | Milwaukee endorses League of Martin

  • By Fred Royal 
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NAACP | Milwaukee endorses League of Martin’s President Sheronda Grant’s and Vice President Troy Johnson’s efforts in bringing racial equity to the Milwaukee Police Department. The League of Martin (LOM) is an organization of African American Police Officers. LOM became a chartered organization in 1974 and took its name from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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