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Atlanta area college students travel to Missouri for break

...heading to nearby beaches for spring break, NAACP officials say dozens of Atlanta area college...registration drive in Ferguson, Missouri.NAACP officials say students from Clark Atlanta...anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.Atlanta NAACP President Richard Rose says voter registration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-27/atlanta-area-college-stu
S.C. lawmakers seek data on racial profiling by law enforcement

...female inmates.Nationally, blacks make up nearly 1 million of the total 2.3 million people incarcerated, according to the NAACP, which says the incarceration rate for blacks is nearly six times the rate of whites. The organization has found that one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-25/sc-lawmakers-seek-data-racia
New Augusta NAACP leadership prompts optimism for chapter's future

Newly elected Augusta NAACP President Beulah Nash-Teachey is planning...educators, local media. She wants NAACP members to invite neighbors and friends...President Charles Smith, whom the Georgia NAACP banned from the organization for life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/new-augusta-naacp-leadership
Top Stories of 2014: Allegations led to ex-NAACP chief Charles Smith's ouster

...allegations first surfaced against former Augusta NAACP president Charles Smith, 2014 was the year they caught up to him.The Georgia NAACP banned Smith from the organization in October...election in November. Newly elected Augusta NAACP president Beluah Nash-Teachey has already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/allegations-led-ex-naacp-chi
Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...a white man killed a black teen after seeing the movie. The Ku Klux Klan used the film for decades to recruit members.The NAACP, founded just a few years earlier, demanded that a few especially racist scenes be deleted and despaired over the damage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
NAACP ousts Charles Smith as Augusta chapter president

It took 13 years for the Georgia NAACP to acknowledge sexual abuse allegations...of abuse to seek justice.The Georgia NAACP banned Smith from the chapter Sunday evening...During a news conference Monday, Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson said the allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-13/naacp-ousts-charles-sm
War memorial divides Greenwood

...put in front of the South Carolina Capitol alongside a Confederate soldier monument. The flag is still a sore point for the NAACP and other black leaders. A bill has been filed to change the Greenwood memorial and half of the members of the state Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-06/war-memorial-divides-greenwo
GOP candidate calls on NAACP to end SC boycott

...South Carolina superintendent urged the NAACP on Saturday to end its business boycott...Veterans have in years past picketed the NAACP's annual protest of the Confederate flag...in Washington, Burgess said he asked an NAACP representative when the group was going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/gop-candidate-calls-naacp-end
Advocacy group looks to better protect kids and whistleblowers of sexual abuse

...students alleging abuse and 10 others who said they witnessed misconduct.The Georgia NAACP in October removed Smith from his position as the Augusta NAACP branch president, a position he held since 2003, after The Augusta Chronicle reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-22/advocacy-group-looks-bett
McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

...workers when they face discrimination, said the Rev. Kevin Chandler, president of the South Boston, Va., Chapter of the NAACP."McDonald's must be held responsible for permitting this unconscionable mistreatment of its workers," he said.Franchisees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/mcdonalds-faces-employee-l