NAACP

Roland Martin appears on CNN with Campbell Brown and Ed Rollins to discuss the battle between the NAACP and the Tea Party. The NAACP recently passed a resolution that condemns certain elements of the Tea Party as racist. Roland says the NAACP and those that oppose the Tea Party should beat them at polls. “If […]

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton sought Wednesday to steer attention away from an NAACP resolution condemning racism within the tea party movement, saying focus should remain on jobs and an upcoming march in Washington.

Via: Baltimore Sun The NAACP of Baltimore organized a discussion yesterday at Union Baptist Church that included state and city education officials to confront bullying in school during Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The Board of Education, Baltimore Teacher’s Union and the Baltimore City Public School System were also in attendance. Maryland first lady Katie […]

Harry Thacker Burleigh, (1866-1949) ~ Harry Thacker Burleigh, composer, pianist, and singer, received the 3rd NAACP Spingarn Medal for his achievements in creative music on this date in 1917. ~ He was the first African-American composer acclaimed for his concert songs as well as for his adaptations of African-American spirituals. ~ He was an accomplished […]

From ABC11.com: RALEIGH (WTVD) — The North Carolina NAACP said Tuesday it plans a “Mass Meeting” on Tuesday May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Martin Street Baptist Church.