Monday marks the 12th straight week of “Moral Monday” protests outside North Carolina’s state capital, as focus turns this week to a harsh new voter ID bill before the Republican-controlled state Legislature. The NAACP’s Senior Director for voting rights Jotaka Eaddy talks about the bill with MSNBC’
The president of the South Carolina chapter of the NAACP was arrested after a confrontation at a Columbia dry cleaners. Full story
Anger and frustration following the verdict in the George Zimmerman case are being channeled into organized action reflected in the NAACP convention where Attorney General Eric Holder spoke, as well as further protests across the country. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Founder and President of the Rainbow PUS
Georgetown Prof. Michael Eric Dyson joins Martin Bashir to analyze Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments before the annual NAACP convention on the topic of race, gun violence and the George Zimmerman Trial.
Hilary Shelton of the NAACP and Lisa Graves of the Center for Media and Democracy discuss the Stand Your Ground laws and efforts to change them in the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict.
One of the six jurors responsible for deciding George Zimmerman’s fate has come forward with details about their decision. She believed race was not an issue and that it wasn’t even discussed during deliberations. Martin family attorney Natalie Jackson joins MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts to discuss. Later
In the wake of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, NAACP president Ben Jealous said his organization’s website has been flooded with petitioners urging federal intervention. An all-woman jury acquitted Zimmerman, who said he killed teenager Trayvon Martin in self-defense. NBC’s Ron Mott repor
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Orlando July 16, 2013. REUTERS/David Manning
Hazel Dukes, a member of the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People , cheers at the end of a speech by NAACP president Benjamin Jealous to the 2013 NAACP convention in Orlando, Florida July 15, 2013. In the wake of the George Zimmerman murder trial, civ
Author Bret Sweet promotes his book at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People convention in Orlando, Florida July 15, 2013. REUTERS/David Manning (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)