The New York Times: At N.A.A.C.P. Forum, 2020 Democrats Say Trump Harms Black Communities
One by one, at the national convention of the N.A.A.C.P.—the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights organization—the Democratic candidates chose not to discuss Mr. Mueller’s testimony in detail and instead outlined their respective plans to uplift black people.
CNN: In pictures: NAACP hosts presidential forum in Detroit
The NAACP hosted a presidential forum Wednesday, July 24, during its convention in Detroit, which is also the site of the upcoming CNN debates. The forum was hosted by CNN political analyst April Ryan and featured presidential candidates Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Bill Weld.
NBC: 2020 candidates say Mueller’s already made the case for impeachment
As former special counsel Robert Mueller testified in the House about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, Democratic presidential candidates used his report Wednesday to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Essence: NAACP Unanimously Pass Vote Calling For Impeachment Of Donald Trump
The NAACP is coming in hard for President Donald Trump, with delegates to the civil rights organization’s annual convention voting unanimously on the decision to call on the House to start impeachment proceedings against the leader of the nation.
The Detroit News: NAACP convention goers say they are energized from their Detroit experience
As the NAACP wrapped up its 110th annual convention on Wednesday, members and leaders said the event energized them to go back to their local chapters and continue civil rights work in their communities.
Vox: At NAACP convention, 2020 Democrats criticize Trump’s record on race
Wednesday marked the end of the NAACP’s annual convention, a gathering of more than 10,000 members of the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights organization. This year, the group focused heavily on two things: calling attention to the needs of black voters in 2020 and opposing the Trump presidency.
Detroit Free Press: Presidential candidates send strong message to black voters at NAACP convention
As 10 presidential candidates took to the stage at the annual NAACPconvention in Detroit on Wednesday, a different version of the organization’s mantra — “When we fight, we win” — seemed especially relevant.
The Root: NAACP Puts in on the House: Impeach Donald Trump!
Delegates to the NAACP voted unanimously Tuesday to have the nation’s oldest civil rights organization press the U.S. House of Representatives to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.
Politico: NAACP leadership unanimously votes to support impeaching Trump
Delegates to the NAACP’s annual convention voted unanimously on Tuesday to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump, with the group’s president saying Trump is “unfit to serve this country.”
The Washington Post: NAACP votes to support Trump impeachment
Members of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization voted unanimously Tuesday for the impeachment of President Trump, increasing pressure on a Democratic leadership reluctant to do so.
Huffington Post: NAACP Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling For Trump’s Impeachment
In a statement following the vote Tuesday, NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson accused Trump of leading “one of the most racist and xenophobic administrations since the Jim Crow era.”
Detroit Metro Times: Politicians discuss voter suppression, impeachment at NAACP convention
Thousands descended upon Cobo Center this week for the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People’s 110th National Convention. The NAACP is one of the leading civil rights groups for African-Americans nationwide.
MLive: Pelosi pledges to protect right to vote at Detroit NAACP Convention
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the right to vote faces a “serious sustained threat” during her remarks at the NAACP National Convention in Detroit.
Detroit Free Press: Stabenow, Tlaib blast Trump at NAACP convention in Detroit
Michigan’s congressional leaders sounded a call to action Monday, urging people attending the national NAACP convention in Detroit to stand up and fight the administration of President Donald Trump.
The Detroit News: Stacey Abrams in Detroit: You can’t strip people from the right to vote
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams challenged NAACP members Monday with doing their part to fight to end voter suppression and ensuring their communities are counted in the 2020 Census.
Boston Globe: Mayor Walsh at NAACP convention in Detroit; Boston will host in 2020
Mayor Martin J. Walsh will travel to Detroit on Tuesday to attend the 110th annual NAACP National Convention, and he’ll formally accept an invitation to host next year’s event in Boston, his office said.
Deseret News: President Nelson, NAACP leaders link arms in new Church News video
A new video from Church News delves deeper into the partnership between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP. Common goals of the church and the NAACP can be solved when they work together, the video explains. The message comes after a weekend where President Russell M. Nelson spoke at the NAACP national convention at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
Michigan Radio: Democrats call out Trump, call for justice at NAACP convention in Detroit
Detroit is hosting the national NAACP’s 110th annual convention this week, and Democratic lawmakers are flocking there to address convention-goers ahead of the 2020 election.
WWMT: Tlaib at NAACP event in Detroit: “I’m not going nowhere until I impeach this President”
A week before the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, the Motor City played host to the NAACP National Convention and brought in heavy hitters from Washington, D.C. to headline.
The Neighborhoods: Five times the NAACP made history in Detroit
With the national NAACP convention in Detroit this week, we figured we’d take a look back at some notable moments that the civil rights organization has had in the city.
New York Post: Rashida Tlaib says she’s not going anywhere until she impeaches Trump
Rep. Rashida Tlaib — one of the four members of “the Squad” who President Trump said need to “go back” to where they came from — returned to her hometown Monday and insisted she’s not budging.
The Detroit News: Pelosi in Detroit: We must put power back into the hands of the people
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said members of the NAACP “helped elect a Democratic majority” in the House but that much more needs to be done to protect the vote and address criminal justice inequality in a speech Monday at the organization’s convention.
The Crisis: NAACP Convention galvanizes Black women to run for public office
On Day 1 of the 110th NAACP Convention, about 40 people gathered for an illuminating conversation tailored to Black women interested in running for public office. The roundtable drew activists, public servants, NAACP chapter officials and entrepreneurs. At least seven women said they were planning to launch campaigns within the next year. One noted that she planned to enter the 2020 presidential race next month.
Click on Detroit: Detroit hosts 110th NAACP convention
The 110th NAACP Convention is in the Motor City. The organization is taking the lead when it comes to topics like race and cultural progression. Several Democratic presidential candidates are also using this opportunity to speak to thousands in one place.
The Detroit News: National NAACP convention opens in Detroit with sense of urgency
The 110th annual NAACP convention opened in Detroit Saturday with calls to increase voter participation, tackle economic issues affecting African American communities and confront racism.
Detroit Free Press: NAACP leaders look toward 2020 with convention focused on policy, political change
As the NAACP national convention officially kicked off Saturday with its return to Detroit for the first time in 12 years, leaders are focused in one direction — toward 2020, particularly the presidential election.
NPR Michigan Radio: High-profile Democrats will speak this week at NAACP convention in Detroit
The NAACP national convention is drawing many high-profile Democratic Party officials to the Motor City this week.
Deseret News: President Nelson to national NAACP convention: We want to be ‘dear friends’
President Russell M. Nelson cut short his summer vacation to lock arms with a legendary civil rights activist on Sunday night and declare at the NAACP’s 110th national convention that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wants to become dear friends with the African American community.
Detroit Free Press: LGBTQ panel at NAACP convention takes aim at anti-gay crimes, homophobia
With Pride month celebrated every June, the legalization of same-sex marriage in the U.S. and LGBTQ characters being featured in more TV shows and movies, it seems like gay rights have significantly improved since the infamous Stonewall Inn police raid in New York City 50 years ago.
WREX: NAACP kicks off 110th convention
The Civil Rights organization says it chose Detroit as the convention location because it stands out as the epitome of the urgent need and struggle for change. Speakers at the five-day event include former Georgia State House Minority Leader Stacy Abrams, Senator Cory Booker and Senator Amy Klobuchar.
The Detroit News: Mormon Church leader tells NAACP gathering: ‘We strive to build bridges’
Collaboration, Russell Nelson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said in a Sunday address in Detroit will highlight the similarities between his church and the black community.
WXYZ: Spotlight on the News: An interview with national NAACP leaders Johnson & Russell; DPSCD’s Vitti
On Sunday, July 19, Spotlight on the News will focus on the 110th Annual NAACP Convention being held in Detroit and the future of public education in Michigan’s largest school district. Our studio guests will include Derrick Johnson, President & CEO, NAACP; Leon W. Russell; Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors and Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District.
Click On Detroit: NAACP’s 110th National Convention in Detroit starting Saturday
Starting Saturday, elected officials, organizers, faith leaders, entertainers and young leaders will make their way to the Cobo Center for the 110th NAACP National Convention. This year’s theme, “When We Fight, We Win” aims to promote solutions to current problems like police brutality, racism, #LivingWhileBlack, voter suppression, partisan gerrymandering, sexual violence and mental health in the black community.
The Chicago Crusader: NAACP’s 110th Convention to highlight Black Women in Politics
The NAACP’s 110th National Convention will feature a wide variety of events and workshops that will encourage attendees to get civically engaged around the 2020 Census and equip them with the knowledge to make their voice and vote count.
WXYZ: Get ready Detroit for the important 110th Annual NAACP National Convention
Once again, the eyes of our nation will be on Detroit as it hosts the 110th Annual NAACP Convention. The last time America’s largest and oldest civil rights organization came to The Motor City was 12 years ago. Let us all welcome the NAACP to our world-class convention center and our revitalized downtown area.
FOX2 Detroit: Entrepreneur and Author Morgan Owens Visits Detroit
The owner of Curvy Cardio is in Detroit this weekend to speak at the NAACP Her Idea Summit during the organization’s national convention in Detroit. She dropped by the Fox2 News studios Saturday morning to talk about how to empower minority women who want to strive for success.
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