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LOCAL NEWS: City NAACP Wants Tamir Rice Grand Jury Transcripts Released

The new county prosecutor says he will back an NAACP effort in Cleveland seeking release of parts of transcripts from the grand jury that declined to charge police involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. 91 more words

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Keller @ Large: NAACP Boston Chapter President Tanisha Sullivan

BOSTON (CBS) — WBZ political analyst Jon Keller sat down with the new head of the Boston chapter of the NAACP, attorney Tanisha Sullivan, to discuss the issues she will be dealing with in her new role. 255 more words

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Women's March set to gather in protest at Kelly Ingram Park

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The local wing of the Women’s March on Washington is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. in Kelly Ingram Park, according to the group’s event page. 57 more words

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Calls for more diversity within New Haven Fire Dept.


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The new fire chief admits, the makeup of the Elm City’s fire department is not reflective of a diverse city like New Haven, judging by ethnicity or gender. 307 more words

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How the Women's March Has United Progressives of All Stripes

The idea started with women on Facebook. On the night of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November, a grandmother in Hawaii named Teresa Shook went online and called for women to storm the capital on Inauguration weekend. 1,225 more words

Take Action: Join the NAACP

In the fall of 1954, tensions were rising in Mississippi. The Supreme Court had decided Brown v Board in May, and NAACP chapters around the state were preparing to bring school desegregation suits. 565 more words

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