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.
Ann Arbor-based database and information publishers ProQuest announced Wednesday that its work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to create broad, digital access to the archives of the venerable civil rights organization is progressing far ahead of schedule.
Chapter President, the Reverend Wendell Anthony, says the group has accomplished a great deal but still has more work to do to– particularly on the emergency manager law in Michigan.
The Detroit Branch NAACP will match opportunity with potential when it hosts the 7th Annual Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! – A Super Career Expo on Friday, May 4.
Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza for a peaceful protest over the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
The Oakland County Branch of the NAACP is offering support to a 25-year-old WSU student who says he was beaten in an incident of racial intimidation.
Over 3,000 people took part in the march from Hope United Methodist Church to the Southfield Pavilion to pay tribute to Dr. King.
Michigan’s new redistricting plan for the State Legislature is the subject of a lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court.
The Detroit Chapter of the NAACP and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization have taken court action against the termination of state welfare cash benefits.