NAACP president calls series of church fires in Louisiana ‘domestic terrorism’

(NEW YORK) — As federal agents teamed with local fire investigators to probe a series of suspicious blazes at historically black churches in Louisiana in a 10-day span, the president of the NAACP called the destructive acts “domestic terrorism” and suggested they are the result of emboldened racial rhetoric sweeping the country.

3 black churches have been destroyed by arsonist in Louisiana recently.

Derrick Johnson, president and chief executive officer of the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights organization, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) spoke out as investigators combed the ruins of four church fires in Louisiana READ FULL STORY

Unity Breakfast Spotlights Mass Incarceration

Congressman Hank Johnson D-GA addressed a full auditorium at the NAACP Dekalb County Branch’s 2019 Unity Breakfast held at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on April 13, 2019. Sandy Johnson, the chairperson of 2019 Unity Breakfast, called the event a great success. READ FULL STORY

Congressman Hank Johnson, D-GA speaks to a full house. “We can not ignore the new mask of oppression.”

NAACP blasts Georgia lawmakers for legally ‘endorsing racism’ against Blacks

Photo credit: A.R. Shaw for Steed Media

The NAACP will not remain idle as the Georgia Senate adds stronger protections for Confederate monuments. In a 34-17 vote, the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 77, that states, “any person who damages or destroys a monument could be liable for triple the cost to repair or replace it, plus exemplary damages . . . READ FULL STORY


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