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NAACP President (Cornell William Brooks) to Join Texas Police Killing Demonstrations TONIGHT

NAACP President (Cornell William Brooks) to Join Texas Police Killing Demonstrations TONIGHT

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NAACP President to Join Dallas area Interfaith Leaders at Demonstration and Non-Violent Direct Action Training Against Killing of 15-Year Old by Police Dallas, TX – NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will fly to Dallas this evening to join Dallas-area Interfaith leaders for a multi-faith community prayer in honor of Jordan Edwards, a 15 […]

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The NAACP President’s Statement on the North Carolina Legislature’s HB2 Repeal

The NAACP President’s Statement on the North Carolina Legislature’s HB2 Repeal

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*BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement on the North Carolina Legislature’s Repeal of HB2. “The NAACP condemns the perplexing attempt to address the discriminatory HB2 law through a proposal that on the surface repeals HB2, while subtly embedding a greater layer of discrimination and confusion into the […]

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NAACP President: Voter Fraud is A Myth. Voter Suppression is Not.

NAACP President: Voter Fraud is A Myth. Voter Suppression is Not.

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BALTIMORE, MD— Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, issued the following statement: “President Donald Trump called for the federal government to spend resources investigating alleged ‘voter fraud’ in the 2016 elections. Unable to accept the fact that he lost the popular vote by some 2.8 million votes, President Trump has repeated his naked and reckless claim that 3 to 5 million illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election by […]

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NAACP President to Testify at Senator Sessions Nomination Hearing This Week

NAACP President to Testify at Senator Sessions Nomination Hearing This Week

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*WASHINGTON, DC – A week after statewide demonstrations and a sit-in arrest at the offices of US Attorney General nominee and Senator Jeff Sessions, NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks will be one of only four opposition voices to testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee about his fitness for the position of US Attorney General. […]

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Alabama NAACP to Protest Jeff Sessions Nomination Today (01-03-17)

Alabama NAACP to Protest Jeff Sessions Nomination Today (01-03-17)

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Statewide Protests at Five Offices Across State Scheduled for January 3, 2017 MOBILE, AL — NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will join with local Alabama chapters of the NAACP for a statewide protest of the nomination of Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III for U.S. Attorney General. Alabamians Against Sessions for Attorney General will include five […]

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