The Internets is currently going nuts after it came to light the president of an NAACP chapter who claimed to be African-American, is actually white. It was Rachel Dolezal’s parents who dropped dime on their estranged daughter’s perpetration of a fraud.
At the beginning of the year, 21-year-old Terrance Walker was shot to death by a Oklahoma police officer while he was trying to flee the scene where he was being apprehended at.
An improvised bomb exploded outside of the Colorado Springs NAACP building on Tuesday, sparking a wide investigation in the Colorado town. Authorities say they are on the heels of a person of interest in the blast, and were able to confirm no one was injured.
If the world isn’t fully convinced that there needs to be retroactive thought process on who we allow to police our citizens, look no further than the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department in Dayton, OH.
In what is being billed as the first meeting between the two groups, leaders from the NAACP and an organizer from the Ku Klux Klan gathered in Wyoming last Saturday (August 31). Although the meeting was filled with tension, it appears that the groups aim to meet again.
Trayvon Martin‘s shooting death last year in Florida sparked a number of nationwide debates surrounding racial profiling. Over the weekend, the NYPD’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic was challenged by Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, who stated the practice unfairly targets people of color.
The father of George Zimmerman has a huge beef with the Black community, mainly because he believes them to be extremely racists. In the work, Florida v. Zimmerman: Uncovering the Malicious Prosecution of My Son, George, released Friday (June 15) via Think Progress, Robert Zimmerman’s Sr. calls out just about everyone to blame for his son’s current […]
It may be called the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people, but race isn’t an issue for the NAACP. The Nevada chapter of the civil rights organization has elected its first non-Black president in 66 years.
Religion has played a part in Hip-Hop since its halcyon days, but that doesn’t mean the relationship between rap music and God-fearing folk has always been on the up and up. Sure secular rap artists have released a number of semi-church friendly tracks like Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks,” Common’s “Faithful” and MC Hammer’s “Pray,” but more […]
Things are not going too well for Mitt Romney. On one hand, he has out-raised President Obama in campaign funds, more than once, and garnered a small but noteworthy lead in the polls; but the last few months have been nothing short of a bumpy ride. In the race for electoral votes, Romney continues to trail his […]
The FBI announced Thursday (Aug. 2) that it will join the investigation into the shooting death of 21-year-old Chavis Carter. Carter was pulled over by Arkansas police, handcuffed, and put in the back of a squad car. From there, cops claim that he somehow managed to shoot himself in the right temple, despite being left-handed. […]
An Ohio man got a very rude greeting recently, and all he was trying to do was take a load off. Joseph Ross of Dayton, checked into a Motel 6, Friday (July 27), and was greeted with a show of blatant racism and disrespect, when a message reading “Hello Ni**er!” popped up on the television […]
A high school basketball coach was fired last month for not making his team “whiter,” and now the NAACP is asking that the New Jersey Attorney General investigate the matter. After 14 years as head basketball coach at Collingswood High School, Joe McLoughlin, was relieved of his post, despite helping push the team to a […]
A White House correspondent for the website Politico.com, has been reprimanded for making racially tinged comments about Mitt Romney, Thursday (June 21). Joe Williams was discussing Romney’s immigration views on MSNBC, and when prodded about the presidential hopeful’s lack of connection with Hispanic voters, gave a politically incorrect response. “It’s very interesting that he does […]