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Glenn Beck Says He’s Committing ‘Political Suicide’ With New Slavery Exhibition

3 months ago by Christian McPhate
Life-sized photographs of the bodies of four African American people dangled from nooses on Barney’s tree in Glenn Beck’s studio on Wednesday evening in Dallas. Beck didn’t kill them, but some white man did. They were images of slaves who had been hanged in the past for real and then...

Environmentalists, NAACP Unite To Ask Council For Strong Gas Drilling Task Force

9 years ago by Patrick Michels
It's The Big Day today for gas drilling activists here at City Hall, and as Robert mentioned yesterday, the environmentalist set kicked off the party by joining up with the local NAACP chapter to take a tougher look at gas drilling and compressed natural gas. The "historic alliance" makes a...

Texas Legal Fight Over Redistricting Isn't Over

10 months ago by Stephen Young
It turns out the nearly decade-long fight over Texas' legislative districts didn't actually end with the Supreme Court's ruling against the plaintiffs in June. Late Friday afternoon, the coalition of voting rights groups that have fought the state for fairer legislative districts since the last round of redistricting in 2010...

NAACP's Juanita Wallace Ready to Cancel DISD Superintendent Mike Miles' Black Card

6 years ago by Jim Schutze
Working on a big story about school reform these days. (Note to editor: definitely see completion this year, possibly early next. Best way you can help -- make sure I keep up my darned morale.) Speaking of morale, I wanted to go ahead and share a bit of the reporting...

As Shamrock Protests Near An End, Local NAACP President May Be On Her Way Out

8 years ago by Greg Howard
Anthony Bond, founder of the Irving chapter of the NAACP, looked at what was happening in South Dallas, at the Diamond Shamrock Kwik Stop on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and decided: Enough's enough. Those protests at the Korean-owned convenience store had to stop, as did calls for its owner...

Dallas ISD Trustees Blackburn, Nutall Have Had It With Dallas NAACP Prez's "Slander and Libel"

8 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Ah, so this is why Dallas Independent School District board president Lew Blackburn and trustee Bernadette Nutall want to clamp down on public speakers at school board meetings -- comments made by Dallas NAACP President Juanita Wallace at the October 20 board meeting. Specifically, they're furious over Wallace's assertion at...

Dallas NAACP Will Meet With Local EPA Officials to Discuss City's Flow Control Proposal

8 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Speaking of flow control ...On the other side you'll find a letter that Juanita Wallace, president of the Dallas branch of the NAACP, sent to Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 chief Al Armendariz in which she decries the city's proposal that would force all solid-waste collectors to dump their trash...

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