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Breaking the Blue Wall: Law enforcement, citizens discuss race and policing

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times This year, there have been 736 people killed in police-involved shootings, and 38 officers killed in the line of duty....

Alabama NAACP Kicks Off its 64th Annual Convention in Birmingham

Times staff report The Alabama NAACP will open its 64th Annual Convention with a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. at...

Black voters sue over Alabama’s method of electing judges

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala.— A civil rights group challenged Alabama's practice of electing appellate judges by statewide vote last week, saying the result...

NAACP to hold Community Day on Sept. 10

Special to The Times The Metro Birmingham NAACP & Youth will partner with a number of area organizations to hold an Information Fair/Community Empowerment Day...

110th Annual Session of the National Baptist Congress arrives in Birmingham

    Photos by Stephonia Taylor Mclinn     Dr. Sheila Bailey, author and President of Sheila B Ministries Inc. delivered the keynote address for the Women of Wisdom...

NAACP salutes outstanding women in Birmingham metro area

  The Metro Birmingham Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recently hosted its 16th Annual Salute to Wonderful Outstanding...

NAACP Statement on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON, DC – The NAACP has released the following statement applauding President Obama for his historic proposal to curb US carbon pollution as a...

NAACP Statement on the Indictment of University of Cincinnati Police Officer...

BALTIMORE, MD – On Wednesday, July 29th, University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on a murder charge for fatally shooting Samuel...

NAACP Ends Boycott of South Carolina

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) – Today, at the NAACP 106th National Convention, the National Board of Directors voted to end the 15 year economic boycott of South...

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 106TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION IN...

President Barack Obama will address the 106th NAACP Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “We are...

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