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GOLETA, CA - DECEMBER 06: Julian Bond attends the 'Selma' and the Legends Who Paved the Way gala at Bacara Resort on December 6, 2014 in Goleta, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dead At 75

Julian Bond, a major figure in the 1960s civil rights movement who served as a longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75.

08/16/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 01:  Baltimore City Chief Prosecuter Marilyn J Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died in police custody after being arrested on April 12, 2015.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marilyn J Mosby

Baltimore Prosecutor: Hardship Became Inspiration For Reform

When Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby decided to run for her current office, she reached out to community activists, politicians and business leaders, eager to share her ideas. Almost all of them, she said, discouraged her from seeking election.

07/12/2015

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Former NAACP Leader Addresses Claims Of Deception About Her Race

The embattled leader of the NAACP in Spokane has stepped down amid uproar about her race and that she falsely portrayed herself as black for years.

06/16/2015

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NAACP Chapter President Steps Down Amid Race Controversy

Rachel Dolezal claimed to be an African American woman, though her parents say she’s not.

06/15/2015

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Spokane NAACP Meeting Postponed Because Of Ongoing Talks

The Spokane NAACP has postponed a meeting Monday where its president, Rachel Dolezal, was expected to speak about the furor sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years though she is actually white.

06/14/2015

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NAACP Chapter President Questioned About Her Racial Identity

urprising accusations against an NAACP leader in Washington state. Her parents say she’s white and has been falsely portraying herself as a black woman. Their comments are sparking national debate.

06/12/2015

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Suspected Heroin Found Inside Baltimore NAACP Offices

Suspected heroin found inside the Baltimore offices of the NAACP. Court records show the man now facing charges is the son of the organization’s president.

05/07/2015

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NAACP To Hold 2017 Convention In Baltimore

The NAACP will hold its 2017 convention in Baltimore.

10/30/2014

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NAACP To Hold 2017 Convention In Baltimore

The NAACP will hold its 2017 convention in Baltimore.

10/29/2014

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Anne Arundel Police Chief Speaks At NAACP Event

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis says he stands by the department’s decision to charge a man with murder, even though a judge dismissed all charges.

08/21/2014

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NAACP To Hold Rally On Missouri Police Shooting

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri’s Michael Brown and Maryland’s Kendall Green.

08/21/2014

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Baltimore Students Win Awards At NAACP ‘ACT-SO’ Competition

It’s known as the “Olympics of the Mind.” The NAACP announces the winners of its “ACT-SO” competition.

08/07/2014

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