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  • NAACP to weigh in on closure of railroad crossings

    July 23, 2013 10:07 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - The Tangipahoa Parish Council unanimously approved a resolution that supports the local NAACP chapter's efforts to try to force the reopening of three railroad crossings state transportation officials closed last month. Patricia Morris, president of the Greater Tangipahoa Parish Branch chapter of the National Association for... more »
  • NAACP wants change in Ville Platte

    July 13, 2011 12:22 AM

    After 10:00, Ville Platte residents have to wear reflective gear if they're walking the streets. It's part of the curfew law put in place in February. Leaders with the NAACP say it's allowed racial profiling in the city but their complaints went unheard at Tuesday's City Council meeting. "You... more »
  • Head Of NOLA NAACP Chapter Resigns From Police Chief Search

    March 29, 2010 3:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - This city's incoming mayor, the first white mayor in three decades, ran into his first hurdle on Monday when black community leaders said his handling of a police chief search was overly secretive. Until Monday, the election and transition work of Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu had... more »

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