NAACP leader says Ga. clerk assaulted him

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- A Fulton County magistrate will hear a warrant request from the state NAACP president claiming an Effingham Probate Court clerk assaulted him.Francys Johnson, a Statesboro lawyer, filed the application...

Head of Atlanta NAACP chapter wants Confederate symbols taken off all Georgia state property

ATLANTA - The president of the Atlanta NAACP says the group wants Confederate symbols...Civil War-era leaders. However, Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose and others have...in the metro Atlanta area, the Atlanta NAACP's call to remove the flag and memorials...

NAACP march makes its way to Augusta

...amid raindrops and the well-wishes of passers-by.Led by NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks, the Journey for Justice...thousands are reached through social media," he said.Augusta NAACP branch President Beulah Nash-Teachey said at least 200 more...

NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police

CHARLESTON, S.C. - NAACP leaders are joining the call for a federal investigation of the North...more than three months ago.Sherrilyn Ifill, the president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund wrote U.S. Attorney General Loretta...

NAACP OKs resolution ending economic boycott of South Carolina after Confederate flag removed

COLUMBIA - The NAACP approved a resolution Saturday lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina...moral, political, civic and democratic repercussions all across the country," NAACP President Cornell William Brooks said.

NAACP booed at Ga. school board meeting

...auditorium in Springfield on Tuesday night, booing speakers from the NAACP who asked for the removal of Confederate symbols from Effingham...consideration and would give an answer at a later date.Effingham NAACP President Leroy Lloyd asked the board to remember Ebenezer Creek...

White Aiken NAACP president says organization isn't about skin color

...president of Aiken County Branch of the NAACP.He also happens to be white.In the...Dolezal, the former Spokane, Wash., NAACP branch president who is white but disguised...media. "There is a place for whites in NAACP, and you don't have to hide it."When...

NAACP march reaches Augusta on Friday

The NAACP's Journey for Justice march will come through Augusta on Friday on its 860-mile...Participants and those who are not able to march are invited to sign a petition at naacp.org calling for federal action on civil rights issues.The marchers will...

Quit smearing the NAACP

...saw this little jewel: "I understand the American ISIS, the NAACP, now wants to destroy items of history of all sorts...kind of idiots have we turned into in this country? When the NAACP starts beheading people and burning them alive, then you can...

Civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

...career in politics and his leadership of the NAACP almost four decades later.Year after...Bond was elected board chairman of the NAACP and served for 10 years.Bond was known...us all," Dees said.After leading the NAACP, Bond stayed active in Democratic politics...