U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: Thanassis Stavrakis/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Tells NAACP Obama Stands By Convictions

Vice President Joe Biden rallied support for President Barack Obama before the nation’s largest civil rights organization on Thursday, declaring that Mitt Romney’s election-year agenda would hurt — not help — black working families.


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Romney Draws Boos At NAACP Meeting

Mitt Romney told black voters at the NAACP meeting in Houston that he’s a better choice than President Obama to help build their neighborhoods and lessen unemployment.


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Holder To Speak At NAACP Convention

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to speak at the NAACP convention in Houston on Tuesday, as the organization launches a battle against voter ID laws.


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NAACP Convention Focused On Voter Rights

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous is laying out his goals for the more than century-old civil rights organization as its annual convention resumes in Houston.


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Dallas NAACP Wants Texas Lottery Shut Down

The Dallas chapter of the NAACP wants to stop seeing low income Texans pumping money into the state lottery by putting it out of business


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Shooting Death Of Florida Teen Sparks Nationwide Movement

One month since the shooting death of a Florida teen, the movement for action has spread across the nation, including three straight days of rallies in Dallas.


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Minority Groups Oppose New Texas Voting Maps

Angry over the latest Texas voting maps handed down by federal judges, minority rights groups looked to a separate court as their last hope.


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Dallas NAACP Leader Talks Victories & Challenges

For more than a century, the NAACP has been fighting to improve lives. The organization’s history includes great victories, but many challenges still remain.


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Texas Democrats Newly Skeptical Over April Primary

Democrats suing the state over Republican-drawn voting maps expressed new doubts that Texas could salvage an April primary.


Texas State Capitol

Do New State Voting Maps Diminish Minority Power?

Federal hearings will get underway on Tuesday to determine if Texas lawmakers violated the Voting Rights Act when they redrew political maps.


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GP Teachers Taking Action Against Superintendent

Nineteen Grand Prairie teachers have filed a class action grievance against the school district’s superintendent. The teachers and the Grand Prairie NAACP accuse Dr. Susan Hull of showing favoritism when it comes to hiring and contracts.


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Group Works To Preserve Grand Prairie Cemetery

The American Memorial Park Cemetery is nestled in a residential area in Grand Prairie’s east side. But what was supposed to be a historical landmark is instead a land marked with litter and unkept graves.