Sunday, July 3, 2022

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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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.