The groups hoped that a dialog between the police and the black community could help calm tensions.
Relatives of a Victorville man who died while in the custody of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are demanding an independent investigation into his death.
The Compton chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating of a mentally disabled man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.
The former president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was a “wreck” and almost crying after a television interview in which Sterling derided Magic Johnson as a role model.
The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP resigned Thursday, following scrutiny of his plan to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights.
The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP will return donations Clippers owner Donald Sterling has made to the organization in response to alleged racist remarks he made in a recorded conversation.
Interim President and CEO Lorraine C. Miller addressed racist remarks Sterling allegedly made during a recorded conversation in a statement on the civil rights organization’s website.
Kevin Hart won as entertainer of the year.
A California State University Long Beach professor is being called a neo-Nazi and a white supremacist for preaching white rights.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
A ninth-grade student at Malibu High says teacher Jennifer Gonzalez slapped her in the face six times because she forgot to bring a notebook to class.
The shooting death of a Florida teen that has sparked a national controversy has also fueled calls for justice here in Los Angeles.
Here is a complete list of winners of the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards, presented Friday in Los Angeles.