The black community has been slow to embrace LGBTQIA people and their struggle for equal rights, panelists at the 2018 NAACP convention said.
NAACP board member Richard Smith is familiar with the laws criminalizing marijuana, and said they disproportionately affect Latinos and African Americans.
While many focus on the lunch counter integration of March 1960, other downtown businesses continued discriminating against black people for years afterwards.
Dozens of attendees at the NAACP convention Monday attended legal education sessions on voting rights litigation and the 2020 Census.
Programming on the convention’s first two days focused on removing barriers and engaging more people in the civic process.
The 109th national convention of the NAACP opened Saturday with organizers sounding the theme of using voter turnout to combat bigotry.
Speakers at the NAACP’s 109th national convention include actor Anthony Anderson, journalist Roland Martin, and U.S. Rep. Al Green.
The July 15 casting call is part of Shark Tank’s “diversity tour” to select entrepreneurs who will appear on the Emmy-winning show’s 10th season.
Minnie Hill served as the local NAACP chapter’s chair of the national convention and was instrumental in bringing it to San Antonio this July.
Leading up to its 2018 convention in San Antonio, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is conducting a nationwide listening tour.