A Weekend Filled With Hope!

75, 000,000 plus people cheered on Saturday, November 7th when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were announced as the President and Vice President Elect of the United States of America. For many, including me, this signaled a return to democracy, truth, honesty and working together to uphold the words in our country’s founding documents. The message delivered by the Vice President and President elect on Saturday, gives us hope and restores our faith that the …

“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 …

Statement on the Death of Carlos Ingram Lopez

The Maricopa County Branch-NAACP supports Tucson Branch NAACP and Mayor Regina Romero(Tucson, Arizona) in the quest for police reform and community reconciliation in the unfortunate deathof Carlos Ingram-Lopez. Mr. Ingram-Lopez died in April and his death and questionable restraintmethods used by police officers have only been recently shared in the media. The Branch regretsanother human life lost in the custody of police or as a result of over-policing. We believe anindependent FBI investigation will better …