Obama urges 'calm reflection' after Zimmerman acquittal

Obama urges 'calm reflection' after Zimmerman acquittal

SANFORD, Fla., July 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama said Sunday Americans should "respect the call for calm reflection" from Trayvon Martin's parents after the acquittal of George Zimmerman.

FBI: Detroit rights leaders on 'hit list'

DETROIT, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Detroit leaders of a civil rights group and a Jewish organization say the FBI told them they had been targeted by an alleged white supremacist

Detroit chapter reinstated by NAACP

DETROIT, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Detroit NAACP chapter is back in business after falling behind on payments, the national headquarters says.

Public defense for terror suspect blasted

DETROIT, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Critics say it's outrageous to spend U.S. taxpayer funds on three public defenders for a Nigerian terrorism suspect.

NAACP official: Take nooses more seriously

DETROIT, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The head of the Detroit NAACP argues the federal government should increase penalties for people who hang nooses.

NAACP funeral for N-word may be premature

DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) -- The NAACP held a mock funeral in Detroit Saturday to bury the hated "N-word," which has made a comeback in rap lyrics and youthful slang.

Racial university admissions back in court

DETROIT, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A Michigan anti-affirmative action ballot initiative that goes into effect Friday has been challenged by the Detroit chapter of the NAACP.

Detroit radio host to get NAACP award

DETROIT, April 30 (UPI) -- A Detroit radio-talk show host is to receive an award from the Detroit branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Most Popular
Hundreds of cats take over island in New York
5-year-old girl in Idaho shot dead by another 5-year-old
Bachmann: Obama wants to use child immigrants for medical experiments
Japan gives naval patrol boats to Vietnam
Ohio woman allegedly poops in front of Walgreens after being accused of shoplifting