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NAACP Milwaukee: Help for Halting Evictions

*RENTAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE* TO APPLY FOR RENTAL ASSISTANCE in the Milwaukee area, contact either Community Advocates at renthelp@communityadvocates.net or (414) 270-4646 Social Development Commission rental assistance page: https://www.cr-sdc.org/services/residential-services/mera

NAACP Youth President & Future Leader shares Inspiring GOTV Video encouraging everyone to vote and provides details on NEW Community Events.

NAACP Youth President & Future Leader shares Inspiring GOTV Video encouraging everyone to vote provides other details on NEW Community Events.

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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, Releases Statement on The Passing of Cicely Tyson

NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson issues statement on the death of actress Cicely Tyson: “She was an idol to so many of us, including myself, and brought our heroes to life on the silver screen.” https://abcn.ws/3iVNlw9 Today, the world lost a legend, an activist, and a groundbreaking actress, Cicely Tyson. She was an idol […]

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NAACP Mourns the Passing of Baseball Great Hank Aaron

The NAACP mourns the passing of Hank Aaron, Legendary Atlanta Brave and Major League Baseball record holder and a former member of the NAACP Board of Directors. “Hank did not only break barriers on the baseball field, but also in the civil rights movement,” said NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson. I hope that athletes […]

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NAACP Milwaukee and the ACLU addressing the rising risk of COVID 19 and those incarcerated with Lt. Governor

January 11, 2021 Lieutenant Governor Barnes Wisconsin State Capitol Dear Lieutenant Governor Barnes, As you are aware, around the country, COVID-19 has spread at unparalleled rates inside jails, prisons, and detention centers.  In Wisconsin’s prisons, 10,543 people have tested positive for COVID-19 as of the date of this letter, and 25 people have died from […]

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NAACP Milwaukee and the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin is providing culturally relevant information regarding the history of immunizations

The Milwaukee Black Immunization Project (MBIP) — Concluded More information sessions dates added The MBIP is a new Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) project funded by the State of Wisconsin Immunization Program. (BHCW) is working with the State to provide culturally relevant information regarding the history of immunizations in the United States and the […]

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NAACP Milwaukee Pens an Open Letter to the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission

  • By Dan T 
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Dear Commissioners, We, the undersigned, write to you, our representatives on the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission in strong support of Malik Aziz for the position of Chief of the Milwaukee Police Department.  As activists and supporters who have been committed to improving police-community relations, we have been watching the interview process proceed.  We have […]

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NAACP Milwaukee: Files official discrimination complaint with Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission

Milwaukee, WI (October 19, 2020) – The Milwaukee NAAACP Milwaukee Branch, launched in 1924, is one of the oldest branches in the nation – working in the forefront of the civil rights movement – has submitted a formal complaint with the Equal Rights Commission (ERC) on the basis that the city of Milwaukee has willfully violated […]

Facebook has a problem with black people, former employee charges

Jessica Huynn – usatoday.com SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook has a problem with black people. That’s the assessment of Mark Luckie, a former employee who says racial discrimination is real, both on the company’s Silicon Valley campus and on the social media giant’s platform. A Facebook post he shared with management and employees earlier this month and released publicly on […]

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The Short Tenure and Abrupt Ouster of Banking’s Sole Black C.E.O.

  • By Dan T 
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nytimes.com By Kate Kelly 18-23 minutes Tidjane Thiam made Credit Suisse profitable again. But the Swiss rejected him as an outsider, and a sudden scandal took him down. Tidjane ThiamCredit…Michael Buholzer/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Last November, Urs Rohner, the chairman of the board of Credit Suisse, had a party at a Zurich restaurant to […]

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