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NAACP holds annual Freedom Fund Gala

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The NAACP held its annual state conference to celebrate and honor the groups long standing advocacy for civil rights. The freedom fund gala recognizes those still connected with the groups first successful legal challenge in separate but equal statutes across the country. GMC’s Curtis Wilson was the emcee for this year’s event. Categories: Local News, Richland…

Clinton Decries Police Killings, Officer-Involved Shootings at NAACP Annual Conference

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns at Ernst Community Cultural Center at the Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale campus, in Annandale, Virginia, July 14, 2016. Michael Reynolds/EPA (ABC News) – Hillary Clinton today decried the Louisiana shooting that left three police officers dead and three wounded, telling the NAACP it was a “terrible crime.” “This madness has to stop,” she…

Clinton Warns Against ‘Letting Obama’s Legacy Fall Into Trump’s Hands’

Hillary Clinton praised President Obama and warned that a Donald Trump presidency would damage his legacy Sunday during remarks at a large NAACP dinner in Detroit. “We cannot let Barack Obama’s legacy fall into Donald Trump’s hands,” the Democratic presidential candidate told the audience of roughly 6,000 people at the NAACP’s Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, which is known…

Watch: NAACP Says Police Need Minority Training

Aiken, S.C. (WOLO) — President of the Aiken County NAACP, Phillip Howell is calling a 2014 video showing a white North Augusta Officer, Justin Craven shooting and killing a black driver ,  68 year old Earnest Satterwhite is a “Despicable Crime”. Howell adds, officers need more training on how to deal with minorities. Click here to find out why he…

NAACP Seeks Removal of Mississippi Flag in 2 Coast Counties

GULFPORT, Miss (AP) — The NAACP is asking two more Mississippi counties to stop flying the state flag because it contains the Confederate battle emblem. Multiple media outlets report the civil-rights group made the requests Monday to boards of supervisors in coastal Harrison and Jackson counties. Neither board took immediate action. Members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans say they…