Linda Brown, Student In Brown v. Board Of Education Case, DiesLinda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
Oprah Visits Alabama Grave Of Woman Honored In Globes SpeechOprah Winfrey has visited the grave of a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention and whose story was highlighted in Winfrey's recent Golden Globes speech.
City Of Arlington Declines To Issue Permit For MLK ParadeThe city said organizers of Monday’s scheduled parade have not provided the required payment to cover the city’s personnel and equipment costs.
Opposition Grows Against Gov. Abbott In MLK ParadeProtestors are calling for Governor Greg Abbott to removed as Grand Marshal of the MLK Parade in Arlington next week.
NAACP Wants Fans To Wave White Towels At College Football Title GameThe NAACP wants to see white towels in the hands of fans during the national college football championship in Atlanta, to send a protest message to President Trump.
NAACP Plans To Protest Trump's Visit To AtlantaThe NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs on Monday. Another group says demonstrators will "take a knee" before the big game to protest President Donald Trump's visit to Atlanta.
NAACP Lauds American Airlines But Keeps Travel AdvisoryCivil rights activists are praising American Airlines and their plan to train employees to counteract bias, but the NAACP is still warning African Americans about flying on the airline.
American Airlines Vows To Take Steps Against Racial BiasThe airline announced the steps Thursday after a meeting between CEO Doug Parker and NAACP President Derrick Johnson.
Trump Nominating White Men As Judges At Highest Rate In Nearly 30 YearsPresident Trump is nominating white men to federal courts at a rate that is threatening to reverse a transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity.
American Airlines CEO Meets With NAACP Over Bias ComplaintsAmerican Airlines said that CEO Doug Parker had a "positive" meeting Tuesday with some civil rights leaders who have accused the airline of racial bias.
American Airlines Responds to NAACP Travel WarningFort Worth-based American Airlines is promising to meet with the NAACP after the civil rights organization issued a travel warning to African-American customers.
NAACP Issues Travel Warning About American AirlinesThe NAACP says it's alerting black travelers to exercise caution because, "booking and boarding flights could cause them disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions."