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Freudian slip? Fox host calls UConn basketball team ‘NAACP champs’ instead of ‘NCAA’

Fox News host Heather Childers announced the University of Connecticut’s national championship on Tuesday by saying that the team was “NAACP champs.” “The UConn Huskies are the 2014 NAACP national champs,” Childers remarked during the second hour of the Fox & Friends First morning show. On her next attempt, she…

NAACP heads to U.N. to address suppression of minority voters

NAACP leaders will challenge new voting laws in the United States at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council in Switzerland on Wednesday. “It was in 1947 that W.E.B. Dubois delivered his speech and appealed to the world at the U.N.,” NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous told McClatchy Newspapers. “Now, like…

Gingrich: I will tell NAACP to demand paychecks instead of food stamps

Speaking to a crowd at New Hampshire on Thursday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich suggested that African Americans would rather collect food stamps than find employment. “I will go to the NAACP convention, and tell the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps,” he said, according…

NAACP: Voter ID laws a reaction to minority participation

The National Associated for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) said Monday that an increase in minority voting is the reason Republicans around the nation are pushing for tougher voter identification laws. In a report titled “Defending Democracy: Confronting Modern Barriers to Voting Rights in America,” found states that states…

Tea party governor ‘will put bureaucrats to work getting GOP re-elected’

Governor who told NAACP to ‘kiss my butt’ may face legal problems over letter The communications director for Maine’s new, tea party-backed governor told staffers last month they would be using the state’s bureaucracy to get Republicans re-elected, according to a letter obtained by a Maine blogger. Dan Demerritt, the…

Bait taken

As you no doubt are aware, there’s been a dust-up as of late due to the NAACP rearing up and saying what’s obvious, which is there are whole buncha racists in the Tea Party movement. In perhaps the weakest effort in the entire history of efforts to disprove a claim,…

Iowa: head of local NAACP champions anti-gay gubernatorial candidate for marriage repeal promise

Rev. Keith A. Ratliff, Sr., pastor of the Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa has another duty – head of the local NAACP chapter. The registered Democrat has announced that he supports Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Vander Plaats. Why? Because Vander Plaats says it’s his goal to…

NAACP national calls for Prop 8 to be overturned

Perhaps this will silence some of the critics who can’t let go of the zombie meme that most blacks are homophobic — and that leadership won’t step up and say something. This hits all the right notes. (via press release, no link): The National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

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