CBS Announces Multi-Year Content Partnership With NAACPCBS & the NAACP announced a multi-year deal to create a variety of content across its television and streaming platforms.
NAACP National Convention Scheduled For July In Boston Postponed Due To CoronavirusThe NAACP national convention, which was scheduled to be held in Boston for the first time since 1982, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Baker, Walsh Welcome NAACP Ahead Of 2020 ConventionIt was standing room-only in Roxbury on Thursday as NAACP leaders officially announced their plans to bring the 111th convention to Boston next year. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins were in attendance.
Keller @ Large: NAACP National Conference In Boston Provides Important Opportunity In 2020, Boston will host the NAACP national convention. It marks the first time the event will be held in the city in 38 years.
NAACP Picks Boston To Host 2020 ConventionMayor Walsh says the decision is a testament to the city’s “commitment to achieving racial equality for all."
Keller @ Large: Boston NAACP President On Representation In Education, PoliticsPresident of the Boston Chapter of the NAACP Tanisha Sullivan sat with WBZ-TV's Jon Keller to discuss representation in education and politics.
Keller @ Large: NAACP Boston Branch Head On Boston Free Speech RallyThe NAACP Boston Chapter President Tanisha Sullivan talked to WBZ political analyst Jon Keller about last weekend's rally and massive counter-protest.
Keller @ Large: NAACP Boston Chapter President Tanisha SullivanWBZ political analyst Jon Keller sat down with the new head of the Boston chapter of the NAACP, attorney Tanisha Sullivan, to discuss the issues she will be dealing with in her new role.
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.