NAACP Media Advisory: NAACP announces regional training in South Carolina

BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) –The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s foremost…

Nebraska News: District of Nebraska’s U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $3,978,627.98 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

Nebraska – United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that the District of Nebraska collected $3,978,627.98…

New Jersey News: Paterson Police Officer, Matthew Torres Charged With Conspiring To Violate Civil Rights

NEWARK, N.J. – A City of Paterson, New Jersey, police officer was arrested today and charged…

NAACP News: “Going Home” – NAACP delegation visits Ghana ahead of “Year of Return, Thana 2019” project

BALTIMORE, MD – Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, and Eris Sims, NAACP Chief of Staff,…

NAACP to NRA: You Can No Longer Stay Silent

BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP released the following statement: NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization released…

NAACP News: Statement on disciplinary trial of Daniel Pantaleo, officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP published the following statement: “Eric Garner pleaded for his live 11…

NAACP News: NAACP represents communities of color at United Nations Climate Conference in Poland

BALTIMORE, MD – Katherine Egland, Member NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairwoman, NAACP Environmental and…

New Jersey News: Paterson Police Officer, Roger Then Admits Concealing Civil Rights Crime In Connection With Another Officer’s Assault Of Attempted Suicide Victim

NEWARK, N.J. – A City of Paterson police officer today admitted concealing the assault of an…

Florida News: Former Biscayne Park Police Chief Sentenced for Conspiracy to Deprive Persons of Civil Rights by Ordering Officers to Make False Arrests

Florida – U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Attorney General…

New Jersey News: Camden County Police Officer, Nicholas Romantino Charged With Civil Rights Violation And Obstruction Of Justice

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury indicted a Camden County police officer for multiple offenses…

Louisiana News: LAFAYETTE, Codi Dodge, Former St. Martinville deputy chief found guilty of excessive force, obstruction and conspiracy

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that the former St. Martinville, Louisiana,…

Louisiana News: November 6, 2018, Elections

Louisiana – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA)…

FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Northern Floridians May Report 2018 Election Violations to U.S. Attorney’s Office

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – United States Attorney Christopher P. Canova will lead the efforts of the United…

United States News: Justice Department Election Day Program

United States – United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that the United States Attorney’s…

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, 2018 Eastern District Election Officer Appointed

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced today that Assistant United States…

Texas News: Grapevine Man, Glenn Eugene Halfin Sentenced for Hate Crime

Grapevine, Texas – A 64-year-old Grapevine, Texas, man was sentenced today to 12 months in federal…

Florida News: Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Florida – U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Acting Assistant Attorney…

U.S. Political News: Vermont Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Advisory Memorandum on Housing Discrimination

VERMONT – The Vermont Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has issued a Memorandum examining…

New Jersey News: Atlantic City Police Officer, Sterling Wheaten Charged with Civil Rights and Other Offenses

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury has indicted an Atlantic City police officer for multiple…

Civil Rights News: Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report on Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws & Practices

NASHVILLE, TN – The Tennessee Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has issued a report…

Florida News: Former Biscayne Park Chief of Police Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Other Officers to Violate Victims’ Civil Rights by Making False Arrests

Florida – Former Village of Biscayne Park Chief of Police, Raimundo Atesiano, pleaded guilty in federal…

Florida News: Former Biscayne Park Chief of Police Pleads Guilty to Conspiring With Other Officers to Violate Victims’ Civil Rights by Making False Arrests

WASHINGTON – Former Village of Biscayne Park Chief of Police, Raimundo Atesiano, pleaded guilty in federal…

State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness

The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies…

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of abuse by doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University’s response to allegations against a team doctor…

WASHINGTON | Trump and Omarosa spar over claim he used N-word

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy…

South Carolina News: Columbia, Nicole Jenice Samples, Former Department of Juvenile Justice Lieutenant Sentenced on Civil Rights Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that United States District…

Civil Rights: NAACP Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court

BALTIMORE, MD – NAACP released the following statement regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the…

NAACP Statement: NAACP Sees Continued Rise in Hate Crimes, Legacy of Trump’s Racism

BALTIMORE, MD – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier…

Alabama News: Montgomery, Alex Huntley, Former Tuskegee Police Lieutenant Convicted of Civil Rights Offense for Assaulting Arrestee

Montgomery, Alabama –Former Tuskegee Police Department Lieutenant Alex Huntley, 54, was convicted Friday for beating a…

NEW YORK | Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activists protested outside NFL headquarters Friday, calling on team owners…