NAACP

NC Campaign Flier Has Background Lynching Photo

Neither Republicans nor Democrats say they know anything about fliers on the windshields of cars at a Fayetteville church that included a background photo of a lynching.

10/21/2014

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

NAACP To Discuss NC’s Lack Of Medicaid Expansion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state NAACP is holding a funeral procession to represent people that it says have suffered because of North Carolina’s refusal to expand Medicaid. Before the procession, the NAACP will hold […]

10/20/2014

File photo of  Dr. Lonnie Randolph, Jr.,  President of the South Carolina NAACP speaking at a rally in support of the Voting Rights Act in the State House on February 26, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

NAACP Seeks Apology From Newspaper For Content It Ran In 18th And 19th Centuries

The NAACP is seeking an apology from a newspaper for content that it published in the 18th and 19th centuries that were connected to slavery.

10/13/2014

Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ruling: No Same-Day Registration In NC Election

Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold.

10/08/2014

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Asks Supreme Court To Restore Election Rules

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting.

10/02/2014

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Activists In 6 States Plan To Spread Protests

Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations.

08/19/2014

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Lawyers: NC Voting Suits Continue Despite Ruling

Civil rights activists opposed to North Carolina’s dramatic voting law changes will use the ballot box and the courts to try to overturn them after a judge refused to block them from being used, attorneys for the state NAACP said Monday.

08/12/2014

File photo of the NAACP symbol. (Photo by Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

N.C. NAACP: Charges Dropped Against 50 Protesters

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature.

01/22/2014

File photo of an NAACP protest. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Reverend Calls State Republican Leaders ‘Racist, Wicked, Backward Folks’ On MLK Day

What conservative leaders have done to social justice in North Carolina and South Carolina has been mighty low, North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said, but he thinks people in both states are ready to go to higher ground.

01/21/2014

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King Day Moral Monday March Planned For Goldsboro

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina civil rights leaders plan to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a Moral Monday march in Goldsboro. Organizers said the march Monday on the King Holiday is the […]

01/20/2014

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