Civil rights group: If NJ won't tackle school segregation, we'll call in the feds
The state is already fighting a lawsuit that alleges it's violated its own constitution by letting segregation fester.
Jul 28, 1:51 PM
Brooklyn NAACP Sues New York State, NYC Boards of Elections
The group wants to remove a rule from the books that makes it a crime to provide food or water to people waiting in line to vote.
Sep 15, 2021 2:09 PM
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City Landmarks Fifth Avenue Headquarters Of NAACP And Washington Heights Church
The NAACP's early headquarters was in the Beaux Arts-style building at 70 Fifth Avenue, built in 1912 and immediately renowned as “a haven for radicals and liberals.”
May 18, 2021 3:55 PM
A 'Haven for Radicals and Liberals' Moves Closer to Landmark Status
The Greenwich Village building was an early home to the NAACP and the predecessor to what would become the ACLU.
Feb 12, 2021 9:00 AM
NAACP Warns Black Travelers About Flying With American Airlines
The NAACP says the airline's employees have a pattern of 'troublesome conduct' that black travelers should take into consideration.
Updated: Oct 25, 2017 5:11 PM
DA Fights To Keep Eric Garner Grand Jury Details Secret
"All of us want to know what happened behind closed doors as it relates to the Eric Garner case because we all saw the video and our eyes do not lie."
Updated: Feb 4, 2015 10:37 AM
What To Do With All These Little Cups? Big Soda's Big Victory Didn't Come Cheap
With the soda ban down for the count, the time has come to figure out what happened, what happens next and who the big losers are.
Updated: Mar 13, 2013 1:28 PM
Black Leaders Gather At City Hall To Call For Head Of Blackface Assemblyman
"The governor needs to say something, and we need to go beyond condemnation verbally," declared City Councilman Charles Barron, who even got Mayor Bloomberg to chime in as he arrived at City Hall.
Updated: Feb 26, 2013 3:32 PM
NAACP Joins Fight Against Bloomberg's Soda Ban
Remember Mayor Bloomberg's ban on big sodas? The one supposed to kick in on March 12? Well, it is still happening. But it has an interesting new foe.
Updated: Jan 23, 2013 11:24 AM
Quinn Undercuts Bloomberg On "Racist" High School Test
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn has found another place to separate herself from her mentor Mayor Mike: high school exams.
Updated: Oct 3, 2012 5:26 PM
Bloomberg To Minorities Rejected By Elite High Schools: Life's Not Fair
"We’re not here about equal results. We’re here about equal opportunity," Bloomberg said.
Updated: Sep 28, 2012 11:56 AM
NY NAACP Head Calls Charter School Parent A Tool Of "Slave Masters"
The head of the New York NAACP says that if you prefer charter schools, you're basically a slave.
Updated: Jun 7, 2011 3:19 PM
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