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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) 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 current status regarding flu vaccines and COVID19 […]

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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 […]

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 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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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 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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