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Stories with organization: NAACP
  • 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.