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Cleveland NAACP Board Election Information

Posted on September 19th, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

This is a public notice to all members of the Cleveland NAACP interested in seeking office for the upcoming 2015 – 2017 term.  In order to serve you must be a member of the Cleveland NAACP as of April 1, 2014. Please find the official Cleveland NAACP Nomination Form below..
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NAACP President Brooks Speaks About Ferguson

Posted on August 20th, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks joined radio host Ed Shultz to update us on the latest information to bring justice for Michael Brown. They also speak about what the Department of Justice and President Obama have done to ensure a full investigation. http://www.naacp.org/blog/entry/president-brooks-speaks-about-federal-and-naacp-involvement-in-ferguson

The Case for Reparations

Posted on August 20th, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

The Cleveland NAACP has partnered with the City Club of Cleveland to bring Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of “The Case for Reparations” to Cleveland on August 22nd at 12:00 p.m. Registration and additional information can be found at https://www.cityclub.org/events/the-case-for-reparations Read “The Case for Reparations” in The Atlantic – http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

Legal Redress Forum

Posted on August 1st, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

The Cleveland NAACP Criminal Justice Committee and Legal Redress Committee will host a community forum on August 11, 2014 at 6pm. The forum will be to update the community on the current criminal trial involving Cleveland police officers in the shooting deaths of Melissa Williams and Timothy Russell. The forum..
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TED: Bryan Stevenson

Posted on June 8th, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

TED Talk – Bryan Stevenson:  We Need to Talk About Injustice In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a..
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It’s About Justice

Posted on January 5th, 2014 · Posted in News and Events

On January 4th, 2014, Meryl Johnson, member of the Cleveland NAACP Executive Committee  and host of the radio program It’s About Justice which airs on WRUW 91.1 FM, sat down with Sheila Wright to discuss a variety of topics including the East Cleveland shooting of Melissa Williams and Timothy Russell, gay marriage, poverty,..
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Cleveland NAACP 2013 Highlights

Posted on December 22nd, 2013 · Posted in News and Events

Here are some of the highlights of 2013. We’ve done a lot this year and we are looking forward to an even more successful 2014. Hosted 2013 Freedom Fund with over 900 participants. Received $201,283.55 in pledges for Freedom Fund Dinner. Held two community forums to address shooting in East..
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