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Alaska 'slave auction' fundraiser to be renamed

...calling it a "slave auction" after the NAACP complained.The event in the town of Sitka...president of the Anchorage chapter of the NAACP issued a news release drawing attention...which hosts the annual event.Anchorage NAACP President Wanda Laws told The Associated...

...officer began."A young man is dead because of a traffic stop. Let's not forget that," said Norman, president of the local NAACP chapter.U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, a Memphis Democrat, has said he would like to see the case handled by an independent...
Hip Hop Culture

...graffiti artists joined cultural and political groups like the Alaska Black Leadership Conference and the Anchorage chapter of the NAACP. There was a lot of discussion about the five elements of hip-hop, and an emphasis on cultural heritage.As a "city of...
Rich Lowry: Don't confirm Loretta Lynch

...woman nominated to be attorney general is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar."If the NAACP ever gives an award for Best Strained Metaphor in the Cause of Calling Someone a Racist, Durbin should be a nominee.Clinton...
Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

...Matter."The service lasted nearly two hours, with dignitaries in attendance including former Maryland representative and NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume and current Maryland Rep. John Sarbanes.With the Rev. Jesse Jackson sitting behind him, the Rev. Jamal...

...the shooting.John Gaskin, a member of the St. Louis County NAACP, called on the FBI's assistance was needed "to protect the...killed by police officers ... this is a dire concern to the NAACP, especially our local organization," Gaskin said.Gaskin...

...people to reassess their view of Bashar."NAACP preparing search committee to find new...wage and immigration reform, even as the NAACP begins searching for a new president and...leadership changes and scandals in the past, NAACP board members said the 104-year-old...
Famed attorney Johnnie Cochran to be featured speaker at fund-raiser on the theme ''Speaking Truth to Power,'' according to NAACP President Virgie King. King said she first approached Cochran about coming to Alaska two years ago at the NAACP convention in Atlanta. Last year's speaker was civil rights...

...motivate volunteers and campaign contributions.Other opponents of the law, including labor unions, good government groups, the NAACP, AARP and the League of Women Voters, have held voter education drives and protest rallies.Other courts have issued conflicting...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper - point out that Secretary Blackwell was sworn to uphold and defend the constitution, not the Republican Party,'' said NAACP President Kweisi Mfume. ''He has a constitutional obligation to try to find a way to increase the ability of people to exercise...


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