Vegas NAACP Joins Call to Ban Police Neck Holds After DeathThe president of the southern Nevada chapter of the nation's oldest civil rights organization joined a call Friday for Las Vegas police to stop using a neck restraint that can render suspects unconscious.
One Voter Registration Case ResolvedAnother still pending
Nevada Activists Protest Missouri Police Shooting Local activists and leaders of the NAACP in Nevada joined the call on Monday for the immediate arrest of a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old Missouri man more than two weeks ago, triggering raucous street protests and police patrols in the St. Louis suburb.
Biden Decries Voting Restrictions In NAACP AddressVice President Joe Biden Wednesday called on members of the NAACP to spread the word about what he called "a hailstorm" of measures to restrict citizens' ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party's base before the midterm elections.
Vice President Plans Las Vegas VisitVice President Joe Biden is making a stop in Las Vegas next week.
NAACP-KKK Meeting Believed To Be A FirstA secret meeting between a representative of the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and a Ku Klux Klan organizer ended with the Klan organizer paying $50 to join the civil rights organization, participants said.
Live And Local With Kevin Wall 08/15/13: Mary Ratliff, John Lee, Gripe LineNAACP Missouri Chapter President Mary Ratliff joins Live and Local to discuss the NAACP’s opinions on the Obama Rodeo Clown story. Ratliff called the act a hate crime and believes this should in now way no happen at a taxpayer funded event.
NAACP Bringing Convention To Las VegasLas Vegas has been selected to host the NAACP national convention in July 2014.
Joe's Journal: It Wasn't About Race Back ThenWith the Zimmerman verdict a major topic in America, Joe looks back at a friend he shared discussions with and one was never about race.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Opinion: Learn To Be An AmericanOne 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.
Opinion: Romney's Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White VotesRomney 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.