Body cameras on police officers are “just a piece of the solution” for criminal justice reform, the president of Boston’s NAACP chapter says.
Michael Curry said that, so far, Baker is honoring his campaign pledge to be available to communities of color.
A Boston Herald editorial cartoon has been criticized as racist, showing a man asking President Obama if he has tried “new watermelon flavored toothpaste.”
Rev. 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.
One 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.
Romney 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.
A 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.
On this Martin Luther King Day, Gov. Paul LePage of Maine is making a lot of people angry. Jon Keller explains why.
For 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.
David Webb, co-Founder of Tea Party 365 addresses the NAACP’s accusation of racism.