Nineteen protesters, including the Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, were arrested Tuesday in Raleigh at a school board meeting.
EASTPOINTE, Mich. - Last week, African American families here received letters threatening death if they did not leave the city, but people of goodwill are taking action.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "We are fighting for the lives of a whole generation of children," Angela Glover Blackwell told the NAACP's 101st National Convention here July 10.
OAKLAND, Calif. -A jury found former police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Oscar Grant III.
NEW YORK-What do you do when the most American of pastimes intersects with the most un-American of laws?
SAN FRANCISCO - For some years now, bassist, composer, band leader and educator Marcus Shelby has been bringing to musical life some of the most dramatic and significant episodes in American freedom and civil rights struggles.
CHICAGO - Just days after the conviction of former police Commander Jon Burge here, Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Ill., introduced a bill that would make police torture of suspects a crime against humanity and a federal crime with no statute of limitations.
A federal jury here on Monday, June 28, found former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge guilty on all three counts of obstruction of justice and perjury for lying about torture in a civil lawsuit.
A GAO probe concluded this week it has found no evidence that ACORN or related organizations, mishandled the $40 million it received from the federal government.