Local organizations are demanding answers from the Arlington ISD after a junior high school teacher was suspended, not fired, for allegedly pouring pencil shavings into a student’s mouth.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Angry over the latest Texas voting maps handed down by federal judges, minority rights groups looked to a separate court as their last hope.
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.