“Civil Rights Hero- Congressman John Lewis- Gone Too Soon”

We mourn the loss of this iconic leader gone too soon! We must be resolved to continue the legacy of Congressman John Lewis who fought for justice and equality.  Each one of us must carry on his fight for democracy while we remember this stateman’s courage to fight for “The Beloved Community.”  We must honor Congressman Lewis with a resolve to mobilize voters and vote for humanitarian leaders to follow in his path.  Voting to …

4TH OF JULY

Life Every Voice and Sing Until Earth and Heaven Rings! Rings with Justice and Equality for All. This weekend we celebrate the anniversary of American Independence that was achieved in 1776. This weekend I encourage everyone to celebrate this great nation and reflect on how great it can be when we all work together.Today, I present each one of us with a 4th of July 2020 call to action. That “call to action” is to …

NAACP-Maricopa County Branch Statement Re: Ryan Whitaker – May 29, 2020

The Maricopa County Branch of the NAACP expresses regret in another life having been lost involving a police shooting. The “Branch” regrets the tragic result of an alleged domestic violence call to the house of Ryan Whitaker Thursday, May 21st in Ahwatukee. Our cares and concerns are for the Police Officers acting in the line of duty, as well as justice for the Whitaker Family. Realizing the extra stress and heightened tension imposed on everyone …

NAACP’S Maricopa County Branch Statement Re: George Floyd – May 29, 2029

History vs. Hope Criminal and Social Justice Maricopa Count Princess Lucas-Wilson, MSW, CPM 3rd Vice President Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Chair In addition to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 virus on our communities across the county, within the last 30 days, we have become aware of three incidences in which African Americans have needlessly lost their lives. Ahmed Aubrey while jogging, Breonna Taylor while sleeping in her own home and George Floyd for …