By Renee Schoof / The News & Observer
Published March 31, 2015
Members of the North Carolina NAACP and its Moral Monday movement protested at the state offices of U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr and sent a letter that appealed to them on the basis of Christianity to vote for Loretta Lynch as attorney general.
NC NAACP & Forward Together Movement to Hold Demonstrations at Senators Tillis and Burr's NC Offices to Push for the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the Next U.S. Attorney General on Monday, March 30, 2015.
RALEIGH, NC: The NC NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement are holding demonstrations at Senators Tillis and Burr's North Carolina offices on Monday to reaffirm their request that the senators stop misusing their power and influence and push for a vote in the affirmative for the confirmation of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to become the next U.S. Attorney General.
U.S. SUPREME COURT BLOCKS REDISTRICTING PLAN
THAT PACKS BLACK VOTERS IN ALABAMA
*AND THIS HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR NORTH CAROLINA*
DURHAM, NC: Yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the Alabama redistricting case supports the argument that the North Carolina State Conference of Branches of the NAACP has been making against North Carolina’s racially gerrymandered districts since they were first proposed in 2011. The Court held that packing black voters to meet a specific racial quota is constitutionally suspect, as was done in Alabama and in North Carolina.Read more
NC NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement to Hold Moral Monday Accountability Organizing Meeting In Harnett County at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015
DUNN, NC: The NC NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement are holding their fourth and final Moral Monday accountability organizing meeting at Dunn Chapel Free Will Baptist Church on Monday, March 30, 2015. They will discuss key pieces of legislation sponsored and voted for and against by Rep. David Lewis, who serves Harnett County.Read more
NC NAACP and Family of Lennon Lacy to Hold Community Mass Meeting to Discuss Updates in the FBI Investigation of the 17-Year-Old's Hanging Death in late August 2014 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015
BLADENBORO, NC: The NC NAACP and family of Lennon Lacy will hold a community mass meeting on Wednesday to discuss updates in the FBI investigation of the teen's death and what the public can do to assist the investigation. Lacy, a 17-year-old high school student and football player, was found hanging from a wooden swing set in the middle of a trailer park in Bladenboro in late August 2014. Following requests made by the family and NC NAACP, the FBI took the case for review in December.Read more