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Family Wants Answers After Victorville Man Dies In Deputy Custody

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.

08/19/2014

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Compton NAACP Demands Federal Probe Into Beating Of Mentally Disabled Man By Deputies

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.

08/13/2014

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Ex-LA NAACP Head Says Sterling Was ‘Really Distraught,’ Near Tears After CNN Interview

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.

05/19/2014

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LA NAACP President Resigns Over Move To Honor Sterling

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.

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NAACP To Return Donations From Clippers Owner Over Comments Controversy

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.

04/28/2014

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NAACP: Sterling Will Not Be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honor

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.

04/27/2014

Terrence Howard and Oprah Winfrey catch up with each other at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. (credit: John Sciulli/Getty Images Entertainment)

’12 Years A Slave’ Rolls Up Big Wins At NAACP Awards

Kevin Hart won as entertainer of the year.

02/22/2014

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CSULB Professor Under Fire For ‘White Supremacist’ Beliefs

A California State University Long Beach professor is being called a neo-Nazi and a white supremacist for preaching white rights.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

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.

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Learn To Be An American

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.

07/18/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

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.

07/12/2012

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NAACP Wants Malibu Teacher Put On Leave For Allegedly Slapping Student

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.

06/08/2012

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Crenshaw Rally Calls For Jury To Decide Martin Case; Teen’s Twitter Log Published

The shooting death of a Florida teen that has sparked a national controversy has also fueled calls for justice here in Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–03/27/2012

LL Cool J attends the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium Friday. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images Entertainment)

Winners Of 43rd Annual NAACP Awards Given Out In Los Angeles

Here is a complete list of winners of the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards, presented Friday in Los Angeles.

02/17/2012

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Celebrate Black History Month In Los Angeles

Los Angeles has several observances and celebrations of Black History Month around town.

CBS Los Angeles–02/08/2012

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