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Milwaukee NAACP: 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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NAACP issues statement regarding Joe Biden’s comment, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re voting for me or Trump, then you ain’t Black.”

Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, made the following statement about a remark by former Vice President Joe Biden during his Friday morning interview on “The Breakfast Club.” “Yesterday, former Vice President Joe Biden made a comment about the NAACP’s endorsement. We want to clarify that the NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not […]

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NAACP Milwaukee urges Wisconsin Election Commission to count Early Absentee Votes

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NAACP Milwaukee challenges the Wisconsin Election Commission’s decision to reject absentee ballots postmarked before April 7th.

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NAACP issues a statement regarding Wisconsin Primary Executive Order #73

Baltimore, MD (April 4, 2020) — The NAACP issued the following statement regarding Governor Tony Evers signing of Executive Order #73, calling the Legislature to meet and to take up changes to the upcoming spring election. The NAACP is in support of the proposed legislation that would reschedule the Wisconsin primary election date, and extend […]

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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’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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NAACP | Milwaukee announcement: Employment rejection from Time Warner Cable (Spectrum)?

  • By Dan T 
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October 28, 2017 If your employment application to Time Warner Cable has been rejected because of a criminal background check, please contact the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP at (414) 562-1000 (Tuesday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Across the country, criminal background checks are having a discriminatory impact upon African-Americans entangled in the […]

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NAACP Issues National Travel Advisory For American Airlines

(October 24, 2017) – The NAACP, the nation’s original and largest social justice advocacy organization, has released the following statement today announcing a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when patronizing American Airlines or traveling on American Airlines flights: “The NAACP for several months now has been monitoring a pattern […]

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Beyond Sherman Park [Discussion]

Beyond Sherman Park Join the conversation and interact with community leaders, government officials, and local journalists. Parklawn Assembly of God Church 3725 N. Sherman Blvd Free and open to the public RSVP at milwaukeepbs.org — ticket holders get priority seating July 27th | Event begins 6:30pm – discussion starts at 7:00pm Hosts include: Milwaukee PBS’s […]

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