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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 […]

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.

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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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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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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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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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