A leader of the Oakland branch of the NAACP is joining efforts of civil rights groups calling on Mayor Libby Schaaf to rescind her unilateral decision to reorganize the city’s federally funded workforce programs, jeopardizing [...]
Hundreds of protestors crowded into a San Francisco police commission meeting at City Hall Wednesday night, demanding the firing of SF police Chief Greg Suhr and calling for officers involved in the shooting death of [...]
By Veronica Rocha, LA Times, and News Sources A video showing four Stockton police officers tackling a Black 16-year-old boy to the ground for allegedly jaywalking has drawn public outrage and concerns about excessive [...]
Teachers and staff in the Berkeley public schools are alleging that the district has engaged in discriminatory hiring and promotion practices against African Americans and older staff.
By Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams Social justice and human rights activists rallied Monday on the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building, calling for full-scale criminal justice reform including national, uniform standards [...]
Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post The criminal justice system is “particularly skewed by race and by wealth,” President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in a speech at the NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, [...]
By Cornell William Brooks, President/CEO, NAACP How many more lives of unarmed Black men and women, tragically and senselessly killed by police, will our nation have to mourn before our country moves to fix [...]
Courtesy of CNN and news reports The FBI is investigating an explosion outside the office of NAACP chapter in Colorado. A makeshift bomb, or improvised explosive device, detonated last Tuesday morning but failed to ignite [...]
The Vallejo Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a day celebrating King’s life and reiterating the need to serve the community. Themed “Not a Day Off, a Day [...]
Representing high schools from as far away as Pittsburgh and Pebble Beach, some 120 graduating high school students participated Tuesday night at the College Bound Brotherhood’s graduation celebration at the Kaiser Center in Oakland.