NAACP announces support of same-sex marriage, shoring up Obama's base
When President Obama spoke out in favor of same-sex marriage, some worried what effect this would have among his black supporters — particularly in terms of the traditionally conservative black church. But a recent poll showed a significant
The NAACP has passed a resolution supporting marriage equality. “Civil marriage is a civil right and a matter of civil law,” says NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous. As the Facebook IPO fizzled (funny how a magic $100 billion appearing is a fizzle),
(The Blaze/AP) — The NAACP, an African-American civil rights organization, passed a resolution on Saturday endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts "to codify discrimination or hatred into the law." The National
Saturday the Myrtle Beach NAACP held a vigil where they lit candles for Trayvon Martin and victims of violence. The event featured guest speakers from the community. But there were a lot of empty chairs at the rally, held at the Kingston Lake Center in
The largely symbolic move puts the N.A.A.C.P in line with President Obama, who endorsed gay marriage a little over a week ago.