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NC Campaign Flier Has Background Lynching Photo

Disgusting: Pro Kay Hagan group putting flyers on cars that imply if Hagan loses Republicans will lynch Obama! #ncsen pic.twitter.com/TeylnqVnif

— Markeece Young (@YoungBLKRepub) October 20, 2014…

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NAACP To Discuss NC's Lack Of Medicaid Expansion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state NAACP is holding a funeral procession to represent people that it says have suffered because of North Carolina’s refusal to expand Medicaid. 167 more words

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NAACP hosts basketball tournament to raise voter's registration awareness

Aaron JohnsonSports Editor 

Music blasting, basketballs bouncing, and laughing from the stands all came from inside of the Pelz Gymnasium on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University during the first NAACP 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament for Voter’s Registration Awareness. 579 more words

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Black History Month special: W. E. B." Du Bois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963)

He graduated from Harvard where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate.

He was the leader of the Niagara Movement, which he co-founded in 1905, and in 1909 Du Bois inter alios founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 91 more words

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Proposed bill would outfit all Utah law enforcement officers with body cameras

SALT LAKE CITY — The NAACP of Utah and a state Republican lawmaker are teaming up to try to get a body camera for every Utah law enforcement officer. 286 more words

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Bergen Freeholder candidate issues profile: Robert Avery

Ridgefield attorney Robert Avery, a Republican, talked to PolitickerNJ about some of the key issues at stake in his bid for his first term on the Bergen County Freeholder Board. 799 more words

Bergen Freeholder candidate issues profile: Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh

Ridgewood resident and former councilwoman Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh, a Republican, spoke to PolitickerNJ about some key issues as she seeks her first Bergen County Freeholder term. 756 more words