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  • Report: Virginia's high-poverty schools don't have same opportunities for students

    Report: Virginia's high-poverty schools don't have same opportunities for students

    There are “striking deficiencies” in educational opportunities for students in high-poverty Virginia schools

  • Middle School Football Team Simulated Sex On Black Players

    Middle School Football Team Simulated Sex On Black Players

    A Virginia middle school football team has had to forfeit its season due to a racist, sexually explicit video that was s

  • At NAACP forum, Northam and Gillespie talk race, history and Charlottesville

    At NAACP forum, Northam and Gillespie talk race, history and Charlottesville

    Virginia’s two major gubernatorial contenders grappled with big questions of race, history and white supremacy Thu

  • Freedom isn’t free

    Freedom isn’t free

    In an effort to combat hate with love, the local NAACP, members of the clergy and others have planned a spate of activit

  • Group protests judge's not guilty verdict in Powhatan stabbing

    Group protests judge's not guilty verdict in Powhatan stabbing

    Protesters march on the Powhatan courthouse demanding justice after a judge finds a man not guilty in a recent stabbing.

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The state NAACP is pushing Gov. Terry McAuliffe and lawmakers to create a special prosecutor to investigate when people die in police custody.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 12:34

‘It’s not over’

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Two days after prosecutors revealed they would not charge police officers in the death of Linwood Raymond Lambert Jr., a small group of protestors gathered at the Courthouse lawn Wednesday to mark the third anniversary of his passing.

The Martinsville-Henry County NAACP held a demonstration at Kroger in Martinsville on Monday to protest the firing of an African-American man employed at the grocery store for 25 years, according to NAACP President Naomi Hodge-Muse.

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