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Cleveland NAACP reacts to Cleveland police union’s vote to endorse Donald Trump for president

Posted on October 1st, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland branch of the NAACP issued a statement Saturday night in reaction to a Cleveland police union vote to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The statement says the branch respects the union’s Constitutional right to free expression, but goes on to outline reasons why the..
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Brunswick investigates racial slurs and threats made in football program

Posted on September 12th, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

NewsNet5 BRUNSWICK – A Brunswick high school football player is taking a stand by sitting down. Senior, Rodney Axson, took a knee during the national anthem during Brunswick’s last game. Axson says it followed a confrontation with his teammates for using racial slurs. Axson said his teammates were using offensive..
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Cleveland NAACP calls for stricter gun laws

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

Cleveland NAACP calls for stricter gun laws in wake of Solon shooting attributed to PTSD Published on Cleveland.com by Evan MacDonald CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland NAACP is calling for stricter gun laws in the wake of a Twinsburg woman’s shooting death. The organization is asking Congress to pass a..
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An Intergenerational Conversation

Posted on August 25th, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

Cleveland NAACP endorses $15 minimum wage

Posted on August 4th, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

Cleveland NAACP endorses $15 minimum wage, phased in over several years Published by Cleveland.com by Leila Atassi CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP officially has endorsed a proposal to phase in a citywide $15 minimum wage over a five-year period beginning Jan. 1. In a resolution passed..
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What are we here for?

Posted on August 2nd, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson delivers a compelling call to action & reminder of the reason we, collectively, are the NAACP. Recorded at the Cleveland NAACP General Meeting. August 2, 2016.

NAACP Reacts to RNC Flag Burning Arrests

Posted on July 21st, 2016 · Posted in News and Events

RNC protests: Attorneys say arrests after flag burning should have never happened Published on Cleveland.com by Adam Ferisse CLEVELAND, Ohio — Attorneys for the 18 people arrested Wednesday following a flag burning outside the Republican National Convention say the arrests should have never happened. James Hardiman, the attorney for the..
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