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Delaware Death Penalty Repealed!!

Thank you Delaware Supreme Court On August 2, 2016, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled the death penalty was unconstitutional. Chief Justice Leo Strine, writing for the majority opinion stated, ” I join with many of my colleagues in concluding that … Continue reading

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Jeremy McDole needs Justice

Although the names of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile receive an outpouring of national attention and sympathy, Jeremy Dole’ life and death needs to stay acknowledged as a Black Male killed by police. The family and … Continue reading

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Struck by lightning

1 in 2.3 million.Those are the slim chances voter fraud will occur in a federal election. There’s a greater chance of being struck by lightning or attacked by a swarm of bees. But the way proponents of voter suppression legislation … Continue reading

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Too many American homeowners today find themselves paying unnecessarily high mortgages every month.  In fact, since the recession first hit more than 5 years ago, many homeowners find themselves “underwater”; in other words, the present day appraised values of their … Continue reading

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Scholarships Available

  AAARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program For women 40+ seeking new job skills, training and educational opportunities to support themselves. Academic Competitiveness Grant For first-year and second-year college students who graduated from high school. Actuarial Diversity Scholarship For minority students … Continue reading

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Who’s missing?

Is there a cultural icon—an actor, a musician, an artist—who moves you?If so, this is your chance to make him or her your brother or sister in the fight for civil rights and social justice.Get started by filling in the … Continue reading

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NAACP opposes proposed bills to weaken consumer protection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) opened in 2011 as an independent agency to promote education, fairness and transparency for mortgages, credit cards and other consumer financial products and services.  Sadly, since its inception the CFPB has been attacked by those in Congress … Continue reading

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Do the Koch Brothers think we’re stupid?

The Koch brothers don’t just want to take away your right to vote. They want to trick you into believing they are voting rights supporters. The same oil billionaires who bankroll the Tea Party are now channeling their vast fortune … Continue reading

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NAACP supports legislation to rebuild public schools and create jobs

The NAACP strongly supports the Fix America’s Schools Today Act, or the FAST Act, S. 1597 / H.R. 2948. This legislation addresses two of our Nation’s more pressing problems:  public schools in dire need of new construction, repair, renovation, modernization … Continue reading

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5,000,000 people

Imagine if everyone in Manhattan, Detroit and Chicago suddenly lost their ability to vote. That’s the number of people — 5 million and counting — affected by passed and pending changes to voting laws in states around the country. When … Continue reading

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