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Roundtable Meeting To Be Held At City Hall On NYPD-Community Relations

Source: CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to host a roundtable meeting Thursday at City Hall on police-community relations. The meeting comes a day after Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with the NAACP about policing reforms, nearly two weeks after Eric Garner died in police custody on Staten Island. The 43-year-old Garner had been stopped by police for allegedly selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. In cell phone video of the inci ...
Full article at: CBS New York 52 minutes ago
 


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Leaders Worry About Low Turnout For November NAACP Convention

Source: WJZ

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests. In 2012, blacks turned out at a higher rate than whites for what is believed to be the first time in American history and helped re-elect President Obama. But in the prior midterm election, in 2010, blacks turn ...
Full article at: WJZ Jul 23 2014, 7:59am CDT
 

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Black Leaders Worry Low Voter Turnout Could Lead To More Voter ID Laws

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that makes it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests. In 2012, blacks turned out at a higher rate than whites for what is believed to be the first time in American history and helped re-elect President Obama. But in the prior midterm election ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jul 22 2014, 7:49pm CDT
 

Mayor Walsh appoints new, tech-savvy CIO

Source: Daily Free Press

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday that Jascha Franklin-Hodge, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus with 15 years of information technology experience, will serve as the City’s new Chief Information Officer. Franklin-Hodge will be responsible for overseeing the Department of Innovation and Technology to bolster online service delivery, equip city employees with digital tools and improve Bostonians’ access to tech ...
Full article at: Daily Free Press Jun 25 2014, 12:46pm CDT
 

Ben Jealous is taking your questions!

Source: MSNBC

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous is answering your questions on race and polit ...
Full article at: MSNBC Jun 24 2014, 4:59pm CDT
 

How to turn a red state blue

Source: MSNBC

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous talks with Chris Hayes about what it takes to turn that deep red state into a Democratic stronghold. More from Chris on “The Georgia Math” in our new series, “All ...
Full article at: MSNBC Jun 20 2014, 8:27pm CDT
 

19 protesters arrested in ‘Moral Monday’ rally focusing on workers’ rights

Source: MyFox 8 WGHO

RALEIGH — Organizers say 19 people at this week’s “Moral Monday” event at the state legislature were arrested and charged with trespassing. The arrests came just two days after a judge struck down building rules regarding demonstrations, according to WTVD. Protesters celebrated by chanting and singing outside the senate chamber doors. This week, the protests focused on collective bargaining and raising the minimum wage. Following the 19 arrests, a woman on the third floor stag ...
Full article at: MyFox 8 WGHO Jun 17 2014, 7:32am CDT
 

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How Democrats could turn the South blue

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Chris Hayes talks with former NAACP President Ben Jealous about a simple equation that Dems could use to turn red states ...
Full article at: MSNBC Jun 16 2014, 8:50pm CDT
 



 

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