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CBC MEMBERS MET WITH FBI DIRECTOR CHRISTOPHER WRAY ABOUT THE FBI’S CONTROVERSIAL ‘BLACK IDENTITY EXTREMISTS’ REPORT. THIS IS WHAT THEY LEARNED.

NNPA PHOTO:  CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and a group of CBC members met with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the “Black Identity Extremists” report. This photo was taken during a recent ceremonial swearing-in event for the 115th Congress in Washington, D.C. BY STACY M. BROWN (NNPA NEWSWIRE CONTRIBUTOR) FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name o ...

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NAACP BOARD ELECTS DERRICK JOHNSON PRESIDENT AND CEO

SPECIAL TO THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL BALTIMORE, Oct. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America's largest and original legacy civil rights organization, has unanimously elected Derrick Johnson president & CEO, it was announced today. Johnson, 49, has served as interim president and CEO since July of this year. A Detroit native now residing in Ja ...

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STUDY REVEALS: RACIAL MICROAGGRESSIONS MAY REVEAL DEEPER BELIEFS

   By Kim Eckart Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against Black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative feelings towards Black people as a whole, whether they know it or not, a new study suggests. “Our study results offer validation to people of color when they experience micro ...

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CBC CHAIRMAN’S LETTER TO TRUMP EXPRESSES ‘UTTER DISGUST’ WITH THE WAY HE HANDLES RACE RELATIONS

“I write today to express my utter disgust with your handling of race relations in America in general and, more specifically, your calculated, divisive response to nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racial injustice by professional football players, owners, coaches, and countless other patriots,” ...

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