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Stories with organization: NAACP
  • Groups seek changes to Cleveland police consent decree 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 2:16 pm

    CLEVELAND - The NAACP and other civil rights groups want a federal judge to modify a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland police department by requiring outside agencies to investigate deadly police-use-of-force cases and to make the job of police inspector general more independent, according to brief filed Monday.

  • History of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-23-15 3:28 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The shooting deaths of nine people at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, have reignited calls for the Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia to come down.

  • Attorney feels driven to solve 1940 slaying of NAACP member story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 6:32 am

    BROWNSVILLE, Tennessee - The man in the black-and-white photograph on Jim Emison's desk seems to look right into him, all but demanding to not be forgotten. Emison is doing his best to oblige.

  • Voter ID protests at state legislature lead to more arrests 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 7:39 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The state NAACP president and nine others were arrested Wednesday evening during a demonstration against a North Carolina voter identification law inside the Legislative Building.

  • Choosing your own: Definition of race becoming fluid 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 5:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - Experts say the controversy over the racial identity of Rachel Dolezal shows how the definition of race is becoming fluid in a country that's turning more diverse.