NAACP President To Visit Long Island This MonthHe will attend the 11th Long Island NAACP Regional Luncheon on Feb. 27 at the Crest Hollow County Club.
Uber, NAACP Create Partnership To Hire Minority Drivers In New JerseyThe goal is to recruit about 3,000 minority drivers from low-income areas around the New Jersey, including Newark, Paterson and Jersey City.
Sharpton: Longtime NAACP Board Chairman Julian Bond Was 'Champion For Human Rights'The Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday called civil rights activist Julian Bond “a trailblazer for equality and inclusion” and a “champion for human rights.”
Ex-NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal 'Lied' About Race, First Lady McCray SaysThe woman who resigned as head of a local NAACP branch after her parents said she was white was in New York Tuesday to tell her side of the story.
NYU Professor On Spokane NAACP Controversy: Some People Can Be Trans-RacialThe president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP is being accused of falsely portraying herself as a black woman, but an NYU professor said some people can, in fact, identify with a race other than their own.
White Plains To Equip All Uniformed Cops With Body CamerasThe police department says it plans to spend $80,000 to buy 50 cameras, software and related technology.
Mayor Baraka Announces Civilian Review Board For Newark PoliceNewark Mayor Ras Baraka on Tuesday announced what he called the first step in reforming a problem-plagued police force, with the creation of a civilian complaint review board, the first in the city's history.
NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit SettlementThe NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
Thousands March Against Police Violence In Washington, D.C.Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.
Sharpton Has Stern Words For De Blasio At Police-Community Relations MeetingMayor Bill de Blasio says now is the time to transform police-community relations in New York City.
Commissioner Bratton Meets With NAACP Over Death Of Eric Garner In Police CustodyNAACP President Cornell William Brooks called the hour-long meeting a frank, sincere discussion.
Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of 'Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred'Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled "Jimmy's baby picture" was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Drops Lawsuit Over NYPD Anti-Profiling LawNew York City will drop a challenge to a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After ElectionA federal appeals court block of a judge's ruling that found the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week's mayoral election.
Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk RulingReaction is pouring in to a judge's ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.