Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: NAACP

Congressman files lawsuit against Trump for inciting Capitol riots

The lawsuit accuses Trump, Giuliani, and the far-right extremist groups of conspiring to incite an assembled crowd to march upon the U.S. Capitol to disrupt and intimidate Congress from approving the count of electoral votes.

NAACP reveals tactics fossil fuel industry uses to manipulate communities of...

The report describes at length the health and financial harms that coal, oil, and gas bring to the communities they cross, and how these harms are disproportionately impacting people of color.

Climate justice is racial justice is gender justice

What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

100 years ago, black people marched down 5th Avenue to declare...

The “Silent Protest Parade” was the first mass demonstration of its kind and marked a pivotal moment in civil rights history.

NAACP vows to resist Sessions appointment as attorney general with civil...

EXCLUSIVE: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and other members of the civil rights group rally outside Senator Jeff Sessions’ office and hold a sit-in.

ACLU & NAACP: Jeff Sessions unfit for post defending civil rights...

Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.

BREAKING: White Supremacist Group Storms NAACP in Houston

The group, dubbed "White Lives Matter" is upset with the NAACP for their response to the Black Lives Matter movement.

ACLU and NAACP File Lawsuit For Release of Police Shooting Footage

Refusing to release the videos of Clark’s death merely affirms the public’s distrust of police and state officials.

NAACP Teams With Low-Income Children’s Program to Help Parents Too

The partnership is aimed at providing families with the economic opportunities they otherwise aren't afforded.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.