NAACP: Police, Community Talks Can Ease TensionsNAACP Chairman Roslyn Brock says law enforcement and African-American communities need to come together to talk about their concerns to help ease tensions, but lawmakers must also address aggressive policing nationwide.
Connecticut NAACP, Police To Discuss Lawyer's DeathConnecticut NAACP officials say they will be meeting with police as they conduct their own investigation into the death of a 35-year-old black attorney found shot in the head in a wrecked car near his home in Redding last year.
CT NAACP Investigating Death Of LawyerConnecticut NAACP officials are launching their own probe into the death of a 35-year-old black attorney found shot in the head in a wrecked car last year.
State Prosecutor Wants Outside Investigator For Police Shootings Connecticut's top prosecutor, Kevin Kane, plans to tell state lawmakers steps have been taken to ensure that fatal shootings by police are investigated by potentially impartial prosecutors.
Court Will Hear Appeal In Fatal Police Shooting
NAACP To Investigate New London Stun Gun DeathThe NAACP says it will investigate the death of a medical school graduate from the Bahamas after police twice used a stun gun.
Connecticut NAACP, ACLU Laud Taser Legislation
NAACP Holding Press Conference On Meriden Police Taser Incident
Maine Gov Moves Out Of State House Office After Dispute Over TV In HallwayMaine's governor, who has gained attention in the past for telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt" and comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, has moved out of his office at the State House and says he'll work out of the governor's mansion because of a dispute over a television screen.
Sheff Agreement Extended By One Year
Divisions In Bridgeport NAACP Prompt State Takeover Of Chapter The state NAACP has taken over the Bridgeport chapter of the civil rights organization to try to restore order to the sharply divided local group.
"Urban Apartheid" Finds Deep Racial Divide Between City, SuburbsAm NAACP report says there are glaring disparities in economics, education and health between minorities in urban neighborhoods and whites in the suburbs in the New Haven area.