Fair housing is more than a list of dos and don’ts, rights and penalties, and mandatory continuing education. As stewards of the right to own, use and transfer private property, fair housing protects our livelihood and business as REALTORS® and depends on a free, open market that embraces equal opportunity. . . . READ FULL STORY
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.
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
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