Joseph Paul Franklin is scheduled to be executed next week for the 1977 murder of a Missouri man outside a synagogue.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has also said it plans to sue both Mehlville and Kirkwood for turning down some students.
President of the advocacy group’s East St. Louis branch, Stanley Franklin says three qualified minority candidates previously applied for the job.
A lieutenant for St. Louis County is accused of ordering officers to target and arrest blacks in and around St. Louis County.
The Des Moines NAACP Youth Council says the Des Moines school district should not have made Martin Luther King Jr. Day a snow makeup day this year.
Jamala Rogers, spokesperson for “Citizens Against Prop A,” says part of the problem is that Prop. A would allow the department to close off access to records.
He will almost certainly represent the 1st Congressional District, which now comprises the entire city of St. Louis, after the November elections.
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.
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.
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.