Massachusetts Officials React To 'Senseless' Attacks On Dallas Police OfficersMassachusetts officials and police departments reacted in shock Friday morning to the news of sniper attack on police in Dallas that left five officers dead and several others injured.
Keller @ Large: Boston NAACP President Talks Body CamerasBody cameras on police officers are “just a piece of the solution” for criminal justice reform, the president of Boston’s NAACP chapter says.
Keller @ Large: Boston NAACP President Talks Baker, I-93 ProtestsMichael Curry said that, so far, Baker is honoring his campaign pledge to be available to communities of color.
Boston Herald Executive, NAACP To Meet About 'Watermelon Toothpaste' CartoonA Boston Herald editorial cartoon has been criticized as racist, showing a man asking President Obama if he has tried "new watermelon flavored toothpaste."
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.
Mass. Man Sentenced For Threatening Black ChurchesA Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to sending letters threatening to burn black churches and NAACP offices in three states has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
Keller @ Large: Maine Gov. LePage's Comments About NAACPOn this Martin Luther King Day, Gov. Paul LePage of Maine is making a lot of people angry. Jon Keller explains why.
At 100, Boston NAACP Confronts City's Mixed PastFor years, Michael Curry has heard this joke from African-Africans living in the South: No matter how bad things are for black people here, at least we don't live in Boston.
The Tea Party, The NAACP and Racism (7/15/2010)