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NAACP Files Federal Lawsuit Accusing Trump and Giuliani of Inciting U.S. Capitol Riot

Lawsuit Alleges Violation of the “Ku Klux Klan Act,” a Civil War-Era Statute Prohibiting Interference with Congress’ Constitutional Duties   Filed by NAACP and Civil Rights Law Firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, Lawsuit Also Names Proud Boys and Oath Keepers WASHINGTON D.C—Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Donald J. Trump, Rudy […]

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 […]

President-elect Joe Biden’s Zoom Call with NAACP President Derrick Johnson and other Civil Rights Leaders

Civil rights leaders pressed Biden, Harris on diverse Cabinet picks and criminal justice John Verhovek, Molly Nagle, Beatrice Peterson The president-elect has pledged to have a Cabinet that “looks like America.” [Video recording on 12/08/2020] President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify […]

NAACP Pushes Biden to Create Cabinet-Level Civil Rights Envoy

The head of the NAACP planned to push President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to create the role of civil rights czar, following a model Biden has already established in naming John Kerry to a Cabinet-level position as a climate envoy, during a virtual meeting Tuesday. The proposal was to come during a […]

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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

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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 […]

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

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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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