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  • Memorial held in D.C. for civil rights leader Julian Bond

    WASHINGTON — Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond was remembered Saturday by friends and admirers who cast flower petals in the waters near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Bond died Aug. 15 at age 75. “We are…

  • Marchers cross Alabama on Day 2 of ‘Journey for Justice’

    SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Protest marchers in Alabama on Sunday embarked on the second day of their planned 860-mile trek to Washington, D.C., as part of “America’s Journey for Justice.” Sponsored by the NAACP, “America’s…

  • NAACP’s ‘Journey for Justice’ protest march begins in Selma

    SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Protest marches have been part of Selma’s civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday. The Rev.…

  • Former NAACP president: Dolezal’s resignation about trust

    WASHINGTON — Rachel Dolezal’s resignation as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP on Monday was the result of a lack of truthfulness, not about her race, a former NAACP national president told WTOP…

  • Former NAACP head Dolezal: ‘I identify as black’

    WASHINGTON — The former NAACP leader who resigned Monday amid disclosures from her parents that she’s white spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday morning. Rachel Dolezal told NBC’s Matt Lauer a complex story of…

  • NAACP opening satellite office in Baltimore’s Sandtown area

    WASHINGTON — The NAACP opened a satellite office in one of the areas of Baltimore affected by Monday’s rioting, aiming to address complaints of police brutality and racial profiling. In a news conference Tuesday morning,…

  • Judge awards court fees in racial profiling case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland judge has granted full court costs and attorney fees to plaintiffs in a case seeking records of racial profiling complaints against the Maryland State Police. The ruling Tuesday awards nearly…

  • Anne Arundel police chief speaks at NAACP event

    BRIAN WITTE Associated Press GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis says he stands by the department’s decision to charge a man with murder, even though a judge dismissed all…

  • Frederick NAACP looks to change leadership

    The president of the Frederick County branch of the
    NAACP plans to hand over the reins to a successor
    over the next year or so.

  • $3M excessive suit filed against Laurel

    The NAACP wants the Maryland State Police to
    investigate claims a Laurel City police officer
    struck a handcuffed man multiple times, and the
    man
    in custody is suing for $3 million.