"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan.
The following is an exclusive article written for the Peoples World by Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner; Garner was slain by police two years ago on the streets of Staten Island.
Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.
Born on this date in 1941 in Greenville, S.C., he is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician, and columnist.
"One thing about Chuy Garcia is that he will stand for what is right and he will stand for unity, he has done it when it was not an easy thing to do."
What do you get when you mix Motown music and activism? Answer: The St. Louis Workers' Education Society.
Travelers should consider going to Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Reconcilliation Park. The park commemorates the biggest race riot and massacre of American history.
As the theme for this year's convention, "NAACP: Your Power, Your Decision - VOTE," indicated, the attack on voting rights has become a critical issue.
The daughter of a minister and domestic worker, Barbara Jordan was the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the deep South.