- NAACP criticizes NC GOP leaders for monuments bill Updated: Jul-27-15 7:26 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The president of the state chapter of the NAACP is criticizing Republican leaders in North Carolina following passage of a historical monuments bill which opponents say protects Confederate memorials.
- NY Gov. Cuomo touts special prosecutor in NAACP speech Updated: Jul-15-15 11:20 am
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has told a gathering of the NAACP that New York is working to restore public trust in law enforcement following the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of police.
- NAACP wants Confederate symbols taken off Georgia property Updated: Jul-14-15 7:57 pm
ATLANTA - The president of the Atlanta NAACP says the group wants Confederate symbols - including a giant carving at Stone Mountain Park - removed from all government-owned property and plans to pursue making those changes during the next legislative session.
- NAACP: Mississippi should remove Confederate sign from flag Updated: Jul-14-15 7:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The NAACP is calling on Mississippi legislators to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, days after South Carolina removed a stand-alone Confederate banner from its Capitol grounds.
- NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police Updated: Jul-13-15 4:11 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - NAACP leaders are joining the call for a federal investigation of the North Charleston Police Department, echoing what local activists have been seeking since the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer more than three months ago.
- Flag dispute: NAACP OKs ending its boycott of South Carolina Updated: Jul-11-15 8:32 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse.
- 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.