NAACP http://wyso.org en Payne Theological Seminary, NAACP Partner To Fight HIV/AIDS http://wyso.org/post/payne-theological-seminary-naacp-partner-fight-hivaids <p>The NAACP and Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce have partnered to tackle the issue of HIV and AIDS in the black community. The civil rights organization says its research shows that one in sixteen black men and one in thirty-two black women will contract HIV.<br /> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:42:37 +0000 Wayne Baker 52726 at http://wyso.org Payne Theological Seminary, NAACP Partner To Fight HIV/AIDS Turner, NAACP Call For New Voting Rights Law http://wyso.org/post/turner-naacp-call-new-voting-rights-law <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-ffdc0f54-f713-e999-cac7-f06055ece9f7"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Local lawmakers and activists are responding to the Supreme Court’s decision a year ago overturning article four of the 1964 Voting Rights Act. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:40:42 +0000 Jerry Kenney 52202 at http://wyso.org NAACP Speaks Out In Springfield Against Violent Crime http://wyso.org/post/naacp-speaks-out-springfield-against-violent-crime <p>The head of the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at City Hall Plaza Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recent shooting death of a Springfield High School Student.&nbsp; The discussion ranged from gun control to better parenting.<br /><br />The shooting death of 17-year-old student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington this week has shaken the community.<br /><br />Springfield NAACP Chapter President, Denise Williams, told the crowd at City Hall that the gun violence has to stop and she recalled a saying used years ago aimed at parents who need to get more involved.<br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:21:57 +0000 Wayne Baker 48969 at http://wyso.org NAACP Speaks Out In Springfield Against Violent Crime The Civil Rights Act And Economic Inequality: WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Looks Back With Jessie O. Gooding http://wyso.org/post/civil-rights-act-and-economic-inequality-wyso-s-lewis-wallace-looks-back-jessie-o-gooding <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">This year marks the 50-year anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed race and sex discrimination in employment and public facilities.</span></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44936 at http://wyso.org The Civil Rights Act And Economic Inequality: WYSO’s Lewis Wallace Looks Back With Jessie O. Gooding