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NAACP to hold a march/vigil to honor Michael Brown

By: Kennington Smith

On August 9, 2014, the nation was rocked over the news of a shooting of a teenager named Michael Brown Jr.

An 18 year old resident of Ferguson, Missouri; Brown was a graduate of Normandy High school and was scheduled to start Vatterott College only two days later. 370 more words

Campus Life

Detroit Branch NAACP to launch shop Detroit Campaign

The Detroit Branch NAACP will launch its Shop Detroit Campaign on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in partnership with the Detroit Experience Factory (DXF) located at 1253 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. 271 more words


2004: Irving Morris: A Defender of Civil Liberties

A 2004 gift of plaques and awards given to Irving Morris provides the opportunity to remember a community leader and champion of civil liberties in Delaware.  253 more words

150 Years In 150 Days

Does the UN See US "Institutionalized Discrimination" in the Wake of Ferguson?

Does the UN See US “Institutionalized Discrimination” in the Wake of Ferguson?
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
US civil rights leaders have appealed to the UN over decades of struggle to counter discrimination in law & practice starting with a UN petition in 1947 by NAACP. 37 more words

NAACP Leader Urges Violence Not The Answer After Ferguson Decision

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Connie Parker, President of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP said violence was not the answer to fixing “a broken down criminal justice system.” 277 more words