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NNPA Leadership Awards Reception

Denise Rolark Barnes, NNPA Board Chairman and Publisher of the Washington Informer and NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. cordially invite you and a guest to the NNPA 2015 Leadership Awards Reception, Thursday, September 17, 2015 • 7:30 pm-11:00 pm, Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel • 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW • Washington DC

Police Shooting Victim’s Case Goes to Trial

The case of police shooting victim Robbie Tolan returns to the spotlight as Tolan’s lawsuit against a White officer and city officials goes to trial in Houston. The case, which began with jury selection on Sept. 14, has drawn national attention and charges of racial profiling. It is being heard in federal court following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Uber Partnering with Change Happens! and NAACP Houston to Create 5,000 Jobs in Houston

Working with these local organizations, Uber will be hosting a series of driver recruitment events to educate people about how to become a driver on the Uber platform and connect them to the opportunity. Each session will consist of an Uber presentation; a Q&A session; time for participants to meet with Uber representatives on a 1-on-1 basis; an opportunity to sign up to partner with Uber; or a chance for interested parties to upload any relevant documents.

Dark Money in Politics Threatens Black Interests

When the United States Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment protections prevented the government from limiting nonprofits from making independent political contributions in the 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, voting rights advocates predicted a sea change in spending on elections.

Attacking Economic Racism by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.

Despite ill-intended efforts to do it for us, Black Americans have a responsibility to define our own reality. It is a fundamental human right recognized and respected by the United Nations.

Facing ‘Officer Friendly’ While Black by Lee A. Daniels

Without the video, we wouldn’t see Officer Michael T. Slager have the, shall we say, presence of mind, to quickly retrieve what appears to be his Taser and plant it beside the lifeless body of Walter Lamar Scott.


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