The president of the Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP were among the thousands of people who turned out to say goodbye to Michael Brown on Monday.
Voters in Colorado will be asked to decide whether to legalize marijuana. The initiative is getting the backing of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization.
Colorado’s marijuana legalization measure has a new supporter.
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.
A group of Democrats and civil-rights activists planned to visit the Colorado Springs office of Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn Monday to express outrage over his recent comparison of the president to a “tar baby.”
A decision by veterans to place a Confederate flag on graves of veterans buried at Steamboat Springs Cemetery is stirring concerns.