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NAACP: Ban all Confederate vestiges from public grounds

The Florida NAACP is demanding that Gov. Rick Scott remove a Confederate monument — as well as flags and memorials — from the grounds of the Capitol. 284 more words

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NAACP Hampton Chapter hosts unity rally to drop the names of Confederate leaders from schools

HAMPTON, Va. – Demonstrators from different backgrounds were hand in hand with one goal in common of removing Confederate names from Hampton City schools.

The NAACP Hampton Chapter sent a letter to the school board on August 18th to ask for the names of Jefferson Davis Middle School and Performance Learning Center at Campus Lee to be changed. 271 more words


Perspectives: NAACP calls for boycott if Kaepernick remains unsigned

NAACP: There will be no football in the state of Georgia if Colin Kaepernick is not on a training camp roster and given an opportunity to pursue his career. 25 more words


City council votes yes to $4 million into McAdams

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Northeast Wichita is currently without a pool, but those in the McAdams community continue to ask the city to change that. Recently, city council approved a plan that allocates $4 million dollars into the 67214 community. 554 more words


Seattle candidate accused of defrauding tax-payer funded democracy voucher program

The accusation is, of course, raaaaaaaaaacist.

From Seattle Times: Seattle police are investigating a City Council campaign after an allegation that it tried to defraud Seattle’s first-in-the-nation, taxpayer-funded… 555 more words


Hampton organizations push to rename schools with Confederate names

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton School Board says they’ve received two requests to rename two campuses in their district.

School Board Chair Jason Samuels say the NAACP and Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) chapters both sent in requests. 253 more words


NAACP Calls For Boycott Until Kaepernick Signs for NFL Team. Update: NAACP = Clueless

Fox5 Atlanta – The NAACP has called for a boycott of the NFL. The organization says the league treated free agent Colin Kaepernick unfairly for his headline grabbing protest during the national anthem. 608 more words