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BLACK WOMEN WILL RISE DESPITE UNEQUAL TREATMENT

I wonder about our “women’s coalitions” when majority women’s organizations, like the National Organization for Women, are silent for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Does it matter to them? Maybe not. It matters when they want to present a multiracial, multicultural “united front” at a Women’s March, but less so at other times. ...

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BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVES REJECT TRUMP ENCOURAGEMENT TO ROUGH UP SUSPECTS 

“As NOBLE convenes its 41st Annual Training Conference in Atlanta, it reminds the nation of one of the bedrock's of our democracy, equal protection under the law. All law enforcement officers play a critical role in determining the appropriate levels of use of force as they police communities across this nation,” Tarrant said. “As NOBLE continues its efforts to build one community (law enforcement is part o ...

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SECOND CANDIDATE ANNOUNCES FOR NC NAACP PRESIDENCY

  BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL Now that NC NAACP President, The Reverend Dr. William Barber will stay on until the October conference elections, the picture is beginning to become clearer as to who is vying to succeed him. The Reverend Dr. Portia W. Rochelle, President, Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, announced in a July 7th campaign letter that she is now a candidate for the post, joining Th ...

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AL: MY BROTHER

The name of the documentary I’m in pre-production for is “Al: My Brother,” and it is about veteran civil rights activist and attorney Al McSurely, best known as a close adviser to NCNAACP Pres. Rev. William Barber. ...

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An open letter to the United States Senate from Marian Wright Edelman

The sorrow and outrage and sense of injustice I felt as a child at senseless deaths and injuries shaped my life’s work. I cannot stand seeing any child mistreated, placed at risk or excluded from essential services because of the color of their skin or the poverty of their parents or grandparents they did not choose. God did not make two classes of children ... ...

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